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One Person’s Story

Nasser Manfayzadeh

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

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.

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

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.

Defense

No information is available on the defendant’s defense.

Judgment

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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