Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Khodadad Moradi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 1, 1980
Location of Killing: Sarpol-e Zahab, Bakhtaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Khodadad Moradi was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily (July 5, 1980).

Arrest and detention

The report only mentioned that the defendant was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards during the “recent assaults.”


There is no information available on the circumstances of Mr. Moradi’s trial.


Based on the report, Mr. Moradi was accused of being “one of the two aggressors” arrested by the Revolutionary Guards. No specific information was provided about Mr. Moradi’s alleged “aggression.”

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Sar e Pol e Zahab sentenced Mr. Moradi to death. The sentence was carried out at midnight.

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