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One Person’s Story

Abbas So'udi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 6, 1979
Location of Killing: Khorramshahr, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Unspecified anti-revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Abbas So’udi was reported by the correspondents of the Kayhan newspaper in Abadan and Khorramshahr (September 6, 1979).

Arrest and detention

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


Based on the report, the trial was held in the evening of September 5, 1979, and deliberation and examination about this defendant’s and two other cases lasted several hours.


Mr. So’udi was charged with being “an effective member of the Arab Nation political party and having opened fire on the revolutionary youth in several cases.”

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Abadan and Khorramshahr sentenced Mr. So’udi to death at dawn. He was executed a few hours later at 3 a.m. in Khorramshahr on September 6, 1979.

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