Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Ali Fallah Asadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 7, 1980
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Sympathizing with anti-regime guerilla groups; Robbery

About this Case

Along with that of three other members of the dissident guerilla movement, Forqan, Mr. Ali Fallah Asadi’s execution was reported in the Ettela’at daily (March 3, 1980)

Arrest and detention

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


No information about Mr. Fallah Asadi’s trial is available.


According to the report, Mr. Fallah Asadi, referred to as a member of a “terrorist” group, was charged with participation in “22 successful and unsuccessful assassination attempts” and “armed robbery of more than eight banks in the country.”

Evidence of guilt

The report did not contain any information regarding the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal found Mr. Fallah Asadi guilty of “corruption on earth” and “waging war against God.” The death sentence was carried out at 3 a.m. on a Friday.

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