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One Person’s Story


Nationality: Iraq
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 4, 1980
Location: Susangerd, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Espionage

About this Case

The execution of this unnamed individual and 14 others was reported by the special correspondent of the Pars News Agency in Susangerd. The report was published in the Jomhuri Eslami daily (October 4, 1980).

These 15 individuals were identified as members of Jabhat al-Tahrir (Arab Liberation Front), a branch of the Iraqi Baa’th Party, in Ahvaz.

Arrest and detention

The report provides no information on the circumstances of this person’s arrest and detention.


There is no information available on this individual’s trial.


Based on this report, the defendant was accused of “being an agent of the Ba’th Party in the region, providing military intelligence for Iraq, and preparing the ground for the infidels to occupy a part of the Islamic Revolutionary land through his membership at the so-called Liberation Front.”

Evidence of guilt

There is no information available on the evidence presented against the defendant.


The report provides no information about the defendant’s defense.


The religious judge at the Special Revolutionary Tribunal sentenced this individual to death.

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