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One Person’s Story

Kiumars Nasiri Moqadas


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 2004
Location of Killing: Lorestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder; Armed robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Kiumars Nasiri Moqadas was published in the Kayhan newspaper on August 9, 2004. His case was related to an armed robbery from a jewelry store and the killing of its owner in Pol-e Dokhtar.

Arrest and detention

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


Branch Three of the Pol-e Dokhtar Courthouse tried Mr. Nasiri Moqadas. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Nasiri Moqadas 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. Nasiri Moqadas.


Mr. Nasiri Moqadas had entered the jewelry store intending robbery. No information is available on his defense.


Branch Three of the Pol-e Dokhtar Courthouse condemned Mr. Kiumars Nasiri Moqadas to death. Branch 39 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public at the Basij Square in Pol-e Dokhtar in 2004. No specific information is available about this execution.


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