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One Person’s Story

Yunes Rahmandust


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June 16, 2008
Location of Killing: Chabahar Prison, Chabahar, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Corruption on earth; War on God

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Yunes Rahmandust, son of Haydar, along with one other person, on June 16, 2008, was reported by ISNA, Fars, and Seda va Sima News Services, and Radio Baluchi Website.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Rahmandust’s arrest and detention are not known.


The Revolutionary Court tried Mr. Yunes Rahmandust. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Rahmandust was “ Enmity with God and spreading corruption on Earth, by membership in the Jondallah Group”.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence providedagainst the defendant.


No information is available on Mr. Rahmandust’s defense.


The court passed a verdict of “Enmity with God and spreading corruption on Earth” on Mr. Yunes Rahmandust, and sentenced him to death by hanging.  The Supreme Court approved this sentence. Mr. Rahmandust was executed on June 16, 2008, in the Chabahar Prison.

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