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One Person’s Story

Gholam Hossein Ahmadinia


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 16, 2003
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Gholam Hossein Ahmadinia, along with a woman and two other men, was published in the Iran newspaper on July 17, 2003.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Ahmadinia’s arrest and detention are not known.


Branch 1601 of the Criminal Court of Tehran tried Mr. Ahmadinia. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Ahmadinia was announced as “murder.”

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 Mr. Ahmadinia.


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


The Criminal Court of Tehran condemned Mr. Gholam Hossein Ahmadinia to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged at the Qasr Prison in Tehran on July 16, 2003. 

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