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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Ali Ilbeigi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 1982
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Counter revolutionary opinion and/or speech; Membership of anti-regime guerilla group; Living in safe houses

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Ali Ilbeigi, along with two others, was announced in a communiqué by the public relations of the Islamic Revolution’s Public Prosecutor’s Office which was quoted in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on August 5, 1982.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Mr. Ilbeigi was reported to be charged with “organizational contacts with other active members and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), continued political, military, cultural and propagandistic activities in favor of the organization, activisim in the Muslim Students Association affiliated with the organization and establishing a safe house for the organization.”

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.Ilbeigi’s defense.


“The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Mashad declared Mr. Ilbeigi an enemy of God and the Prophet as well as rebellious against God and people and sentenced him to death since his culpability was obvious.” Having been confirmed by the Islamic Revolutionary Supreme Tribunal, the sentence was carried out.

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