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One Person’s Story

Golmohammad Dust Nohammadkhan


Nationality: Afghanistan
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 17, 2001
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Golmohammad Dust Mohammadkhan, along with five others, was published in the Iran newspaper on January 18, 2001. Additional information was taken from the Iran newspaper on January 17, 2001. His case was related to a murder.

Arrest and detention

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


The Criminal Court in Tehran tried Mr. Dust Mohammadkhan. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Dust Mohammadkhan 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 does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Dust Mohammadkhan.


No information is available on Mr. Dust Mohammadkhan’s defense.


The Criminal Court in Tehran condemned Mr. Golmohammad Dust Mohammadkhan to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged, along with five others, in Qasr Prison in Tehran on January 17, 2001.


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