Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Abolqasem Khanjari


Age: 34
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April 29, 1985
Location: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Abolqasem Khanjari was listed 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.” Additional information has been sent to Omid through an electronic form by an individual familiar with this case. According to the form, he was a graduate of Esfehan University in geology.

Arrest and detention

The exact circumstances of the defendant's arrest and detention are not known other than he was stopped by the members of the Committee in Esfehan, who asked for his identification. He refused to give them any information and was, therefore, arrested. he did not have nay visitation with his family until he was transferred to Tehran (electronic form).


There is no information regarding this trial.


The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available concerning Mr. Khanjari’s defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. According to the UN list, Mr. Abolqasem Khanjari was executed in Evin prison on April 29, 1985.

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