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One Person’s Story

Abbas Ra'isi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 29, 1990
Location of Killing: Zahedan, Sistan Va Baluchestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Robbery; Espionage; Counter revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Abbas Ra'isi was acknowledged in a list provided to the Special representative of the United Nation's Commission on Human Rights, Professor Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, by the Government of Iran This list was published in a 1990 Report of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on The Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A/45/697.

Arrest and detention

In his report, Mr. Galindo Pohl provides the following information about the victim's arrest: "Abbas Ra'isi, a navy officer stationed at Chah Bahar, was said to have been arrested around September 1989 in Chah Bahar..."


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


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. Ra'isi's defense.


Mr. Ra'isi was sentenced to death and hanged along with three other defendants in the city of Zahedan.

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