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One Person’s Story

Manuchehr Malek


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 20, 1979
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Mass murder

About this Case

Brigadier General Manuchehr Malek is one of 438 victims listed in a March 13, 1980 Amnesty International report. The report lists defendants who were convicted by Revolutionary Tribunals in the period from their inception until 12 August 1979. The list of victims and charges is drawn from sources including translations of indictments, reports of trials carried out by local and foreign media and the bulletins of the official Pars News Agency reports.

Arrest and detention

No information is available on the defendant's arrest and detention.


No information is available concerning the trial.


The charges against Mr. Malek as listed in the Amnesty International's report are: corruption on earth; mass murder, massacre of innocent people; plunder of national treasury, embezzlement of public funds; treason.

Evidence of guilt

No information is available regarding the evidence presented against this defendant.


No information is available regarding the defense of the accused.


The defendant was sentenced to death. No other details are available.

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