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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June 16, 2002
Location of Killing: Shahr-e Rey, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Siavash, without mentioning his last name, was published in the Iran newspaper on June 17, 2002. According to this report, he had been detained at the police detention center in Shahr-e Ray where he, in collaboration with four other prisoners, escaped after murdering an agent on the morning of July 15, 2000.   

Arrest and detention

According to the report, police agents arrested Mr. Siavash in Varamin nine days after his escape. The circumstances of his arrest and detention are not known.


Branch 12 of the Shahr-e Ray Courthouse tried Mr. Siavash. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Siavash was announced as “murdering a 47-year-old policeman.”

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 does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Siavash.


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


Branch 12 of the Shahr-e Ray Courthouse condemned Mr. Siavash to death. The ruling was carried out at the location of the crime at the Intelligence Police Office yard when he was hanged in the presence of the Head of Courthouse and the Head of the Intelligence Police of Shahr-e Ray on June 16, 2002. 

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