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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Hushiyar


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 7, 1981
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Participating in clashes with revolutionary guards and or Bassij brothers; Sympathizing with anti-regime guerilla groups

About this Case

The information about the execution of Mr. Mohammad Hushiyar was released by a communique from the Islamic Revolution's Prosecutor's Office and published in the newspaper, Jomhuri Eslami, on October 8, 1981.

Arrest and detention

No information is available about the defendant's arrest or detention.


No information is available about Mr. Hushiyar's trial.


Mr. Hushiyar was charged with "active sympathy with the Monafeqin Organization; with participation in the clashes of Shahriar [with security forces], in particular in the clash of 31/3/1360 [June 20, 1981]; and with providing financial assistance to the Organization."

Evidence of guilt

No information is available about evidence of guilt.


The communique does not contain any information about the accused's defense or the presence of a counsel during the trial.


The defendant was convicted and sentenced to death. Mr. Hushiyar was not given the opportunity to appeal the verdict and was executed on October 7, 1981.

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