Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
One Person’s Story

Khoramshad Haqpasand


Age: 33
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: February 19, 1985
Location of Killing: Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Mr. Khoramshad Haqpasand is based on a book titled Siavoshan, “Remembrance of the Ranjbaran Party of Iran’s Martyrs” by Baqer Mortazavi.

This execution was also reported in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 12028 individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine.

Based on the information available on the published list by the Mojahedin Khalq, Mr. Khoramshad Haqpasand was a married student with two children. According to the Siavoshan book, after his high school graduation, he went to Italy and studied medicine at Rome University. He was a member of the Revolutionary Organization and after the 1979 revolution he joined the Ranjbaran Party.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown. According to the Siavoshan book, Mr. Haqpasand was arrested in the spring of 1982 and spent three years in prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Haqpasand’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution contains no information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


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


No details are available regarding Mr. Haqpasand's death sentence is. According to the Siavoshan book, he was executed by a firing squad in the fall of 1985. But, according to the published list by the Mojahedin Khalq, he was executed in February 1985.

Correct/ Complete This Entry