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

Ya'qub Vahidi

About

Age: 23
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Single

Case

Date of Killing: September 14, 1984
Location: Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Ya'qub Vahidi, a sympathizer of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization, is among the 282 individuals listed in a United Nations Report on The Situation of Human Right in the Islamic Republic of Iran (Note by the Secretary General), published on 13 November 1985. The report lists these individuals as "Persons who were allegedly summarily and arbitrarily executed in the Islamic Republic of Iran: 1984-1985."

This execution was also reported in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 12028 individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine.

Further information about Mr. Vahidi was sent to Omid via an electronic form by a person familiar with this case.

Arrest and detention

Further circumstances of the defendant's arrest and detention are not known.

Trial

There is no information regarding this trial.

Charges

The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

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

Defense

No information is available concerning Mr. Vahidi's defense.

Judgment

No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution.

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