Swedish Prosecution Authority

Verdict in matter concerning War Crimes in Iran


On Thursday 14 July at 1.30 pm, the Stockholm District Court will pass sentence in a case where an Iranian citizen is prosecuted for committing grave war crimes and murder in Iran in 1988. The prosecutors Kristina Lindhoff Carleson and Martina Winslow are available to the media after the verdict is announced by the court on Thursday afternoon.

The main hearing ended on 4 May, and the District Court decided that the suspect should remain in custody.

Case number in the Stockholm District Court: B 15255-19.

Press release when the prosecution was filed

The prosecutors are available on Thursday for brief comments 15.00-17.00.

Public prosecutor Kristina Lindhoff Carleson will be available by phone, +46 10 562 54 31. No pre- booked interviews.

Public prosecutor Martina Winslow, is available for interviews in person. These must be registered in advance. Please send an inquiry to info@prosecutor.se no later than Thursday 14 July at 9 am. 

Press Service, +46 10 562 50 20



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