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One Person’s Story

Mahmud Robati


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 23, 1980
Location of Killing: Dezful, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Collaborating with the political police SAVAK

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mahmud Robati was reported by the correspondent of Pars News Agency in Ahvaz. The report was published in the Jomhuri Eslami daily (July 26, 1980)

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown.


No information is available on Mr. Robati’s trial.


According to the report, Mr. Robati was charged with being “the assistant head of the dissolved SAVAK [former regime’s political police] of Dezful” and “a torturer.”

Evidence of guilt

The report does not contain any information about the evidence presented against the victim.


No information is available on the defendant’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Dezful sentenced Mr. Robati to death, and he was executed in the morning.

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