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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 1, 2015
Location of Killing: Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of an unknown individual, along with 12 others, was published on the website of HRANA (Human Rights Activists News Agency) on January 2, 2015.  According to this report, the official media in Iran did not report these executions.

Arrest and detention

According to the existing information, this defendant had been transferred to solitary confinement before his execution. The circumstances of the defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against the defendant was announced as “murder.”  (HRANA)      

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 the defendant.


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


This defendant was hanged along with another individual in Bandar-e Abbas Prison on January 1, 2015.

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