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One Person’s Story

Seyed Hamdollah Hosseini

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: January 8, 2015
Location of Killing: Central Prison, Sanandaj, Kordestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Seyyed Hamdollah Hosseini, along with two other persons, was announced by the website of the Campaign for Defense of Civil & Political Prisoners, on January 8, 2015.

Mr. Hosseini was from a village in Qorveh. 

Arrest and detention

He was detained in Sanandaj prison and was taken to a solitary confinement on Janaury 07, 2015.

There is no further information available on the details of his arrest and detention. 

Trial

There is no information available on the details of the session or sessions of Mr. Hosseini’s trial. 

Charges

The charges brought against Mr. Hosseini was announced as "murder".

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.  International human rights organizations have drawn attention to reports indicating that the Islamic Republic authorities have brought trumped-up charges, including drug trafficking, sexual, and other criminal offences, against their opponents (including political, civil society activists, as well as unionists and ethnic and religious minorities). Each year Iranian authorities sentence to death hundreds of alleged common criminals, following judicial processes that fail to meet international standards. The exact number of people convicted and executed based on trumped-up charges is unknown. 

Evidence of guilt

There is no information available on the details of the evidence of guilt entered against Mr. Hosseini. 

Defense

There is no information available on the details of Mr. Hosseini’s defense. 

Judgment

The court sentenced Mr. Seyyed Hamdollah Hosseini to death. Mr. Hosseini was hanged in Sanandaj Central Prison on January 8, 2015. There is no further information available on the details of this verdict.

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