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One Person’s Story

Mahmud Sorkhabi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 14, 1980
Location of Killing: Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Corruption on earth

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mr. Mahmud Sorkhabi and six others was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily (July 5, 1980).

Arrest and detention

No information is available on the circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention.


The report mentions that Mr. Sorkhabi was tried by the religious judge at the Special Court in Tehran. However, no specific information about the trial is provided.


No charge is specified for Mr. Sorkhabi in this report.

Evidence of guilt

The report contains no information regarding the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


Mr. Sorkhabi was executed in the evening.

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