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Abdollah Shishel-Bechari


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim


Date of Killing: July 23, 1980
Location of Killing: Abadan, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Abdollah Shishel-Bechari and three others was reported by the correspondent of Pars News Agency. The Jomhuri Eslami daily published the report (July 24, 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 this report, the charges against the defendant were: “carrying Russian anti-tank mines”, “possessing an Iraqi Kalashnikov rifle”, and “collaborating with Iraqi spies.”

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. Shishel-Bechari's defense.


Mr. Shishel-Bechari was executed at dawn after being convicted by the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Abadan and Khoramshahr.

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