Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Azita Peiravi


Age: 17
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 21, 1982
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Counter revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Ms. Azita Peiravi is 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 regarding Ms. Peiravi’s arrest and execution was sent to Omid via two electronic forms by persons familiar with her case.

According to one of the forms, Ms. Peiravi was a follower of the Mojahedin Kalq Organization. She was identified as a follower of the Organization by the authorities, thus she fled her house and was sleeping on the streets before her arrest. She studied at the Nabi High School in Tehran.

Arrest and detention

The exact details Ms. Peiravi’s arrest and detention are not known. According to one of the forms, she was arrested in the September of 1981 and taken to Evin Prison in Tehran. She was reportedly tortured while in prison and spent only 3 days in detention prior to her execution. She was held incommunicado.


There is no information regarding this trial.


Ms. Peiravi was charged with being “anti-revolutionary” (electronic form).

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

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


No information is available concerning Ms. Peiravi’s defense. She was denied the right to have an attorney.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. According to the Mojahedin magazine, Ms. Azita Peiravi was executed on September 21, 1982. The sender of one of the forms stated that she was executed in Evin prison. The sender of the other form reported that she was executed in 1983.

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