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One Person’s Story

Roya Vaziri


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 1982
Location of Killing: Mashhad, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The news of the execution of Ms. Roya Vaziri, along with 3 others, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on July 21, 1982.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Ms. Vaziri was reported to be a member of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


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


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Mashhad sentenced Ms. Vaziri to death. Having been confirmed by the Supreme Judicial Council, the sentence was carried out.

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