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One Person’s Story

Mohsen Bukayi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 30, 1980
Location of Killing: Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Corruption on earth; Association with the Shah's idolatrous regime; Unspecified anti-revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohsen Bukayi was announced by the public prosecutor of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Hamedan in a conversation with the correspondent of Pars New Agency. The Jomhuri Eslami daily published the announcement (July 31, 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 public prosecutor’s announcement, Mr. Bukayi was charged with the following: “creating a dictatorial regime in the Asadabad region”, “attempting to strengthen the foundations of the previous detested regime”, “misusing his position to suppress the people”, “sending mercenary gendarmes to the Bitravan village”, “dressing as a military person in order to lead the gendarmes to the mentioned village”, “creating terror and fear that resulted in Seyyed Hadi Musavi’s martyrdom and a little girl’s paralysis” and “ordering the torture of the gendarmerie detainees.”

Evidence of guilt

No information is available regarding the evidence of guilt provided against the defendant.


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


The defendant was declared a “corruptor on earth.” He was executed at dawn.

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