Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Daryush Kaboli Moqadam


Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: December 22, 1982
Location of Killing: Central Prison (Dizelabad), Kermanshah, Kermanshah Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Drug trafficking

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Daryush Kaboli-Moqadam, son of Nazar’ali, along with ten others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on December 26, 1982. Additional information about Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam is based on an electronic form sent to Omid by a person familiar with his case.

According to this information, he was 25 years old and a high school graduate.    

Arrest and detention

According to the information sent to Omid, Mr. Daryush Kaboli-Moqadam was summoned by the Kermanshah Revolutionary Court in 1981. When he went to the court, he was arrested and transferred to Tehran, where he was interrogated and received lashes. According to this report, the interrogator didn’t find any evidence against him and wanted to release him. However, they sent him back to Kermanshah, because an assistant to the public prosecutor of that city requested it.  Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam was denied the right to an attorney.


No information is available on Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam’s trial.


According to the daily report, Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam was charged with drug trafficking.

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

According to the information sent to Omid, there was no evidence provided against Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam except the testimony of a woman.


No information is available about Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam’s defense.


No specific information is available about Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam’s execution. According to the information sent to Omid, he was executed at the Dizelabad Prison in Kermanshah in 1982 at 10:00 p.m. According to a poem written on his grave, the execution was on December 22, 1982. When Mr. Kaboli-Moqadam’s mother went to the courthouse the next day, she saw his body beside several other bodies.       


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