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One Person’s Story

Habibollah Eidmorad


Nationality: Afghanistan
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April 10, 2000
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Habibollah Eidmorad, along with four others, was published in the Hamshahri newspaper on April 11, 2000. The Kayhan newspaper published the news of his conviction as Habib Jureh, an Afghan, on February 17, 1994.

Arrest and Detention

The circumstances of Mr. Eidmorad’s arrest and detention, and whether he had an attorney, are not known. 


According to the Hamshahri newspaper:  Branch 1604 of the Tehran Criminal Court investigated this case. However, according to Kayhan newspaper, Branch 139 of the Penal Court issued the ruling. No further information is available on Mr. Eidmorad’s trial.


According to the Kayhan newspaper, charges against Mr. Eidmorad were announced as "murder, illegal acts, and cooperation and participation in robbery of a weapon.” According to newspaper reports, he and his associate murdered a man. 

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Eidmorad.


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


The court condemned Mr. Habibollah Eidmorad to Qesas (the death penalty); five years imprisonment; and Branch 22 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged at Qasr prison yard on April 10, 2000.


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