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One Person’s Story

Nasser Manfayzadeh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 4, 1979
Location: Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense; Acting against state's security

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Nasser Manfayzadeh and 7 others was announced by the Public Prosecutor of Abadan and Khoramshahr in a telephone conversation with the correspondent of Pars News Agency in Ahvaz. The Kayhan and Enqelab Eslami dailies published the news (October 4 & 6, 1979).

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Mr. Manfayzadeh was charged with “causing explosion in the Khorramshahr train which resulted in the death of 11 people and injury of tens of people, keeping arms, having contacts with elements outside the country, and receiving guerilla training in order to act against the country’s internal security.”

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Abadan and Khoramshahr sentenced Mr. Manfayzadeh to death. The sentence was carried out at 4 a.m.

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