Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Tahereh Vakili


Age: 16
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: September 19, 1981
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Ms. Tahereh Vakili 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. Additional information has been sent to Omid via an electronic form by a relative of hers.

Arrest and detention

According to the available information, Ms. Vakili was arrested around 5 p.m. on September 14, 1981 in Tehran due to her participation in a demonstration. During the 5 days of detention, she was kept incommunicado and denied the right to have an attorney.


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 Ms. Vakili’s defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. Ms. Tahereh Vakili was executed at dawn on September 19, 1981 in Evin prison.

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