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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Mazra'eh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: April 17, 1980
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Counter revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Mazra’eh and three other convicts was reported by the correspondent of the Ettela’at daily in Ahvaz (April 17, 1980).

Arrest and detention

No information is available on the circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention.


Based on the report, the verdict was issued by the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Khuzestan after several days of interrogation and trial.


The report quoted an announcement by the Tribunal indicating that Mr. Mazra’eh was arrested in relation to Iraqi Ba’th agents and sedition and unrest in the region. More specifically, the defendant’s charges were listed as follows: “forming a terrorist group through financial aids, arms, and explosives provided by Iraq,” “exploding some oil pipelines and establishments in Khuzestan,” and “some unsuccessful terrorist and assassination attempts.”

Evidence of guilt

There is no information about the evidence presented against the defendant.


The report provides no information about the accused’s defense.


Mr. Mazra’eh was found guilty. He was, then, executed.

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