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One Person’s Story

Mas'ud Khalilzadeh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: August 31, 1981
Location of Killing: Sabzevar, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Mr. Mas’ud Khalilzadeh was drawn from the web site of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization. He was born in Sabzevar. He was a sympathizer of this organization. He was executed along with 8 other sympathizers of the Mojahedin.

Arrest and ِDetention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known. According to the website of the Mojahedin, he was detained in Sabzevar.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Khalilzadeh’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available about his defense.


According to the website of the Mojahedin, the day of the executions, “the Revolutionary Guards of the city announced via loudspeakers that they would no longer be soft on Mojahedin prisoners and would execute them all. Mr. Mas’ud Khalilzadeh was condemned to death and executed by a firing squad in the northern hills of Sabzevar on August 31, 1981.

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