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One Person’s Story

Taqi Azadi Monfared


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 28, 1980
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Murder of persons and/or killing Muslims or/and freedom fighters; Mass murder

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Taqi Azadi Monfared and five others was reported from Evin Prison by the correspondent of the Ettela’at daily (January 29, 1980).

Arrest and detention

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


The report mentions that Mr. Azadi Monfared was tried at the second branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Center (Tehran) but provides no specific information about the circumstances of the trial.


According to the report, the defendant was charged with “shooting and killing innocent people.”

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


The second branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Center (Tehran) sentenced Mr. Azadi Monfared to death.

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