Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Bahman Dusti


Age: 38
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: April 30, 1983
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Mr. Bahman Dusti has been sent to Omid, via an electronic form, by an individual familiar with this case. Mr. Dusti is one of the 12028 individuals listed in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 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.

According to the sender of the electronic form, Mr. Dusti was arrested and imprisoned for four years during the previous regime. He was released from prison, along with other political prisoners, before the Revolution. He was a husband and a father.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known other than Mr. Dusti was arrested in October or November of 1982.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against the defendant is not known.

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. Dusti’s defense.


There is no information on the verdict leading to this execution. According to the available information, Mr. Bahman Dusti was shot by a firing squad at Evin prison in Tehran on April 30, 1983.

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