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One Person’s Story

Shafi' Ramezani


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


Date of Killing: July 12, 1981
Location of Killing: Sanandaj, Kordestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic; Participating in an anti-regime demonstration

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Shafi' Ramezani, born and residing in Sanandaj and a member of the Fadayian Khalq of Iran Organization, is reported in the Jomhuri-e Eslami daily on 13 July 1981. Mr. Ramezani is also 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

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Ramazani’s trial.


Mr. Ramezani was charged with "armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic and active participation in a 1979 sit-in in the Governor's offices demanding the expulsion of the Revolutionary Guards from Sanandaj."

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. Ramezani's defense or whether he had access to legal counsel.


The defendant was convicted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of Kordestan as "corruptor on earth and enemy of God and of God's Prophet", and executed following the confirmation of the verdict by the Supreme Judicial Council. No further information is available.

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