Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
One Person’s Story

Khadijeh Taqaddosi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: Unknown
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Information about Ms. Khadijeh Taqaddosi has been drawn from an electronic form sent to Omid via an individual familiar with this case. According to this form, she was a university graduate and affiliated with the Sahand Organization.

The Sahand Organization (or Ettehad-e Mobarezan-e Komonist”) was founded after the Islamic Revolution of February 1979, with a specific focus on ideology. After Sahand developed the project of the Communist Party of Iran in 1982, and the Party was founded by Sahand and Komala and remainders of such Communist organizations as Peykar, Razmandegan, and some affiliates of the Fadaiyan Khalq. Komala in Kurdistan became the center of the Communist Party of Iran, whose main publication was the “Communist” monthly magazine.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Ms Taqaddosi’s arrest and detention are not known except for the fact that she was arrested by the Revolutionary Guards in Tehran in 1982.


There is no information regarding this trial.


The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

No information is available concerning the evidence presented against the accused.


No information is available concerning Ms. Taqaddosi’s defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. She was executed in Evin prison.

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