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One Person’s Story

Abuzar Esfarvardini


Age: 20
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 4, 2001
Location of Killing: Qazvin, Zanjan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Abuzar Esfarvardini, son of Ali Reza, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on March 12, 2001, quoting the News and Information Office of the Judiciary.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch 13 of the Public Court of Qazvin tried Mr. Esfarvardini. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Esfarvardini 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. Esfarvardini.


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


The court condemned Mr. Abuzar Esfarvardini to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was executed at the location of the committed crime in Nezamabad Village near Qazvin on March 4, 2001.   

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