Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Panjvini


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 3, 2005
Location of Killing: Orumieh Prison, Orumieh, Azarbaijan-e Gharbi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The news of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Panjvini along with another Kurdish activist was published by the Organization for Defending Human Rights in Kordestan. The following information is based on Radio Farda's interview with the head of the Commission for Defending Human Rights in Kurdestan on September 6, 2005. Mr. Panjvini was denied legal representation from the time of his arrest until his execution.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Mr. Panjvini was charged with " the membership of an independent Kurdish organization that was active in the border area."

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution contains no evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Mr. Panjvini's defense.


No specific information is available about this execution. Mr. Panjvini was condemned to death in court. There is no information about the possibility of any appeals court. He was executed in the Orumieh prison on September 3, 2005.

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