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One Person’s Story

Abutaleb Javaheri


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 28, 1980
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting

About this Case

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

Arrest and detention

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


The report only mentions that Mr. Javaheri was tried at the second branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Center (Tehran). No specific information about the circumstances of the trial is available.


According to the report, the defendant was charged with “being an accomplice in several murders and lacerations of the Muslim people on the first night of the holly month of Muharram [February 1979].”

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 Mr. Javaheri's defense.


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

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