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One Person’s Story

Najm Farahani


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 24, 1980
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Najm Farahani and three other convicts was reported by the correspondent of the Ettela’at daily in Ahvaz (February 24, 1980).

Arrest and detention

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


No specific information about Mr. Farahani’s trial is provided in the report.


According to the report, the defendant’s charges were as follows: “participation in and supervision of the explosion of Chamran oil pipes with fuse bombs,” “shooting,” and “armed threat to a driver who refused to take him when he was about to escape the scene.”

Evidence of guilt

The report provides no information regarding the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


Based on the report, the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz sentenced Mr. Farahani to death. The sentence was carried out immediately.

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