Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Mansureh Omumi


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


Date of Killing: September, 1981
Location of Killing: Esfahan Prison, Esfahan, Esfahan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Death in custody
Charges: Counter revolutionary offense

About this Case

Ms. Mansureh Omumi is one of the 1,533 executed prisoners listed by the Association of Iranian Women of Köln (Germany). The list, published on September 10, 1997, is entitled: "A partial list of names of women executed by the Islamic Republic of Iran.” This list has been updated by former political prisoners living in various countries.

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.

Additional information about Ms. Omumi is taken from the website of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization. Ms. Mansureh Omumi was a sympathizer of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization. Her sister, Fariba, also a sympathizer of the Mojahedin Khalq, was executed in Evin prison in December 1988.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Ms. Mansureh Omumi’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution contains no evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Ms. Omumi's defense.


According to the web site of the Mojahedin, Ms. Mansureh Omumi died under torture in the Esfahan prison in September 1981.

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