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One Person’s Story



Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown


Date of Killing: November 29, 1988
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal

About this Case

This person, known only as Karimian, is one of 1000 people identified in a UN Human Rights Commission's Special Representative's Report, "Names and particulars of persons allegedly executed by the Islamic Republic of Iran during the period July-December 1988," published January 26, 1989.

The report specifies that although 1000 names are mentioned, "in all probability" there were several thousand victims. "Most of the alleged victims were members of the Mojahedin. However, members of the Tudeh Party, People's Fedaiyan Organization, Rahe Kargar, and Komala Organization and 11 mollahs were also said to be among the alleged victims."

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Karimian's trial.


No information is available concerning the charges against Karimian.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on Karimian's defense.


No information is available on the judgment or whether an appeal was allowed. Karimian was executed November 29, 1988.

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