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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Amin Navaseri


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 25, 1979
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Working with or for a foreign power; Sedition and/ or threat to public security

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Amin Navaseri and five others was reported by the correspondent of the Kayhan daily in Ahvaz (October 27, 1979).

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Based on this report, the charges against the defendant were: “repeated illegal travel to Iraq”, “smuggling out maps of key locations and establishments and smuggling in weapons and ammunitions for sabotage purposes”, “leading a group of bandits”, “participation in the explosion of Tehran-Khorramshahr train”, “starting to cause explosion in Maroon Station 3 and Elhayi Bridge”, “having guerilla training”, and “participation in the Sa’idiyeh Base assault.”

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Mr. Navaseri's defense.


Mr. Navaseri was sentenced to death by the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz. He was executed in the morning.

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