Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Naser Ruzitalab


Age: 26
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: August 25, 1981
Location of Killing: Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

Mr. Naser Ruzitalab 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, through an electronic form, by a friend who went to university with him.

The sender of the electronic form remembers Mr. Ruzitalab as very intelligent. They studied together in Pahlavi University (today called Shiraz University). Mr. Ruzitalab was affiliated with the Mojahedin Khalq Organization and responsible for a group from Zand Street. He graduated with a degree in chemical engineering.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Ruzitalab’s arrest and detention are not known, other than he was arrested in Shiraz in 1979 (electronic form).


There is no information regarding this trial.


Mr. Ruzitalab was charged with membership of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (electronic form).

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available concerning the defense. Mr. Ruzitalab was denied the right to have an attorney.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. the former of the electronic form states that Mr. Naser Ruzitalab was executed in 1979, but the Mojahed magazine states that he was shot by a firing squad on August 25, 1981.

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