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One Person’s Story

Ahmad Asgari


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


Date of Killing: December 24, 1979
Location of Killing: Qom, Markazi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

The information about Mr. Ahmad Asgari and his brother, Hossein, who were executed at the same time and were both sympathizers of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) , is taken from the MKO website. According to this site, this was the first case of execution of MKO sympathizers since the advent of the Islamic Republic regime.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown. The MKO website doesn't specify the date of arrest for Mr. Ahmad Asgari. His was detained in Shiraz prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Ahmad Asgari’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available about the defendant’s defence.


No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution. According to the MKO website, since the Shiraz prison officials refused to execute him, Mr. Ahmad Asgari was taken to Qom and executed there on December 24, 1979.

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