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One Person’s Story

Zahra Charcharian

About

Age: 18
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Married

Case

Date of Killing: October 1, 1981
Location: Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Ms. Zahra Charcharian (a supporter of Mojahedin Khalq Organization) is one of the 12028 individuals listed in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 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.

Ms. Charcharian is also one of the 1533 executed prisoners listed by the Association of Iranian Women of Köln (Germany). The list published in 1997 is entitled: "A partial list of names of women executed by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Arrest and detention

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

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

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

Defense

No information is available on Ms. Charcharian’s defense.

Judgment

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