Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Parviz Jahani


Age: 27
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: March 15, 1985
Location of Killing: Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Parviz Jahani 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.

Mr. Jahani was also named in a United Nations 1985 report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. According to this report, he was "allegedly summarily or arbitrarily executed."

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


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. Jahani's defense.


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