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One Person’s Story

Mojtaba Mohammad Sadeqi Naderabadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 11, 1979
Location of Killing: Unknown
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Anti-revolutionary offense; Rape

About this Case

About this Case

Enqelan Eslami Daily reported Mr. Mojtaba Mohammad Sadeqi Nader Abadi’s execution on 11 September 1979.

Arrest and detention

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


Mr. Mohammad Sadeqi was tried along with 6 others at the Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Tribunal of the Center. There is no further information available about this trial such as the due process of law, the defendants’ access to legal assistance of a lawyer, etc.


Mr. Mohammad Sadeqi was charged with “participation in arresting a Mojahedin Khalq Organization’s female sympathizers during the month of Moharram (one of the Shi’ahs’ respected months) and raping them”. The report does not mention further details about the exact date and reason of these arrests.

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial. International human rights organizations have drawn attention to reports indicating that the Islamic Republic’s authorities have brought trumped-up charges against their political opponents and executed them for drug trafficking, sexual and other criminal offences. The exact number of people convicted based on trumped-up charges is unknown.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on Mr. Mohammad Sadeqi’s defense.


Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Tribunal of the Center declared Mr. Mohammad Sadeqi guilty and sentenced him to death. There is no further information available about this verdict or the method of its execution.

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