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One Person’s Story

Bahman Radmerikhi

About

Age: 39
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Married

Case

Date of Killing: October 14, 1984
Location: Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense

About this Case

Mr. Bahman Radmerikhi (armed Revolutionary, Leftist) is one of the 12,028 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 about Mr. Radmeriki was sent via an electronic form by a person informed about this case. According to this information, Mr. Radmerikhi, son of Hadi, was born in Lahijan in 1945. He was married.

The Fadayian Khalq Guerrilla Organization, a Marxist Leninist group inspired by the Cuban Revolution and the urban guerrilla movements of Latin America, was founded in 1971 by two communist groups opposed to the Pahlavi regime. Following the 1979 revolution, the Organization, which had renounced armed struggle, split over their support of the Islamic Republic and of the Soviet Union. A number of the Organization’s members, who did not renounce armed struggle, founded the group the Fadayian Khalq Guerrillas (Ashraf Dehqani Branch).

Arrest and detention

There is no specific information on the defendant’s arrest and detention.

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

The charge brought against the defendant is not known.

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against the defendant.

Defense

No information is available on the defendant's defence.

Judgment

No specific information is available about Mr. Radmerikhi’s execution and there are uncertainties about the method of execution. Based on the addendum to the Mojahed magazine, Mr. Radmerikhi was executed by a firing squad on October 23, 1984. But, according to the information provided in the electronic form, he was hanged on October 14, 1984.

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