Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Leila Faramarzian


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 1982
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Ms. Leila Faramarzian is one of the 1533 executed prisoners listed by the Association of Iranian Women of Köln (Germany). The list published in 1997 is entitled: "A partial list of names of women executed by the Islamic Republic of Iran." Additional information about her has been sent to Omid via an electronic form by an individual familiar with this case. According to this form, she was affiliated with the Tudeh Party.

The Tudeh Party of Iran was created in 1941. The Tudeh's ideology was Marxist Leninist and it supported the former Soviet Union's policies. The Party played a major role on Iran's political scene until it was banned for a second time following the August 19, 1953 coup. After the 1979 Revolution, the Tudeh declared Ayatollah Khomeini and the Islamic Republic regime revolutionaries and anti-imperialists and actively supported the new government. Although the Party never opposed the Islamic Republic, it became the target of its attacks from 1982 when most of the Party's leaders and members were imprisoned.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Ms. Faramarzian’s arrest and detention are not known other than she was arrested in Ahvaz.


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 the defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. Ms. Leila Faramarzian was executed in Ahvaz in 1982.

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