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One Person’s Story



Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 10, 2002
Location of Killing: Azadi Square, Meshgin Shahr, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown man, 25, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on September 12, 2002.  

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of the unknown man’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on the unknown man’s trial.


The charges brought against the unknown man’s were announced as “murder and robbery.” According to the report, he murdered the owner of a jewelry store in Meshkinshahr and stole gold and jewelry valued at 70 million Rials.         

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.   

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against the defendant.  


No information is available on the unknown man’s defense.


The court condemned the unknown man to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public at Azadi Square in Meshkinshahr on September 10, 2002.


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