Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Baratollah Musazadeh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 12, 1979
Location of Killing: Kashmar, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Murder

About this Case

The news of Mr. Baratollah Musazadeh’s execution was reported by Kayhan daily on July 12, 1979. Information regarding his arrest was sent to Omid via an electronic form by a person familiar with Mr. Musazadeh’s case.

Arrest and detention

According to the available information, it appears that Mr. Musazadeh was detained for 3 months before his execution. No further information is available regarding his arrest and location of detention.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


According to the newspaper report, Mr. Musazadeh was charged with murder.

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.


No information is available on Mr. Musazadeh’s defense.


Mr. Musazadeh was sentenced to death and was executed in Kashmar after his sentence was confirmed by the Islamic Revolutionary court of Khorasan.

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