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One Person’s Story

Nosrat Soleimani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 24, 1981
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method

About this Case

The information about Mr. Nosrat Soleimani is taken from the book Our Martyrs for Freedom and Socialism by Rah-e Kargar Publications. He was a sympathizer of the Revolutionary Workers Organization of Iran, Rah-e Kargar.

"Rah-e Kargar" or the "Revolutionary Workers Organization of Iran" was established in the summer of 1979. The Organization was founded by individuals from various leftist groups who rejected the idea of armed struggle and believed in political action. They identified themselves as Marxist-Leninists, promoting a socialist revolution and the leadership of the proletariat. They differed with the pro-Soviet communist party, Tudeh, in that they opposed the Islamic Republic and Ayatollah Khomeini's leadership.

Arrest and detention

According to the above book, Mr. Nosrat Soleimani was arrested on September 4, 1981.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Nosrat Soleimani’s charges.

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 contains no evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available about his defense.


No specific information is available about the death sentence. Mr. Nosrat Soleimani was executed by a firing squad on October 24, 1981.

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