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One Person’s Story

Seyyed Abbas Musavi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 30, 1980
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method

About this Case

The execution of Seyyed Abbas Musavi was announced by the spokesman of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz in a conversation with the correspondent of Pars News Agency. The Jomhuri Eslami daily published the announcement (July 30, 1980).

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Based on the report, Mr. Musavi was charged with “going to Iraq and bringing guns”, “having explosive powders and fuses”, and “collaboration with terrorists at government establishments.”

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Mr. Musavi’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz sentenced Mr. Musavi to death, and he was executed.

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