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One Person’s Story

Einollah Gorji


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 30, 1979
Location of Killing: Sari, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Corruption on earth; Fighting against the revolution/blocking the path of God; War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Einollah Gorgi was reported by the correspondents of the Kayhan and Enqelab Eslami dailies in Sari (October 2, 1979).

Arrest and detention

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


There is no information available on Mr. Gorji’s trial.


Based on the report, Mr. Gorji’s charges were as follows: “inciting people, leading stick wielding ruffians during demonstrations, attacking combatants and injuring them, obstructing religious advocacy efforts before the revolution and promoting anti-religious ideas after the success of the revolution, inciting people against the revolutionary guard brothers, and obstructing the activities of the anti-drogue squad.”

Evidence of guilt

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


No information about the defendant’s defense is available.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Behshahr declared Mr. Gorji a “corruptor on earth” and an "enemy of God and his prophet.” He was executed at dawn.

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