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One Person’s Story

Mojtaba Dejagah


Age: 23
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: October 29, 1982
Location of Killing: Arak, Markazi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mojtaba Dejagah, along with ten others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on November 1, 1982.

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.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


According to this report, Mr. Dejagah was "a member of the Central Committee of the Fadaiyan Khalq Guerilla Organization (minority faction) that is at war with God."

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.Dejagah's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Arak sentenced Mr. Dejagah to death. Having been confirmed by the Supreme Court of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the sentence was carried out at midnight.

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