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One Person’s Story

Mahbod Moqadasi


Age: 20
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: February 7, 1981
Location of Killing: Jahrom, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Sympathizing with anti-regime guerilla groups; Corruption on earth

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi, along with twelve others, was published in the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on July 5, 1981, quoting the announcement by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards of Jahrom.

Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi is also one of the 12,028 individuals listed in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by the Mojahedin Khalq Organization on September 6, 1985. The list includes individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine. According to this source, Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi was a high school student, single, and a sympathizer of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization.

Arrest and detention

There is no specific information on the defendant’s arrest and detention.


The Islamic Revolutionary Court of Estahban tried Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi, but no information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charge against Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi was announced as, “membership in the Monafeqin [Mojahedin Khalq] Organization.”

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against the defendants.


No information is available on Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi's defense.


َThe Islamic Revolutionary Court of Mashhad identified Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi as "Mohareb (fighter) and Mofsed (corruptor on Earth)." He was condemned to death. The ruling was carried out by the Revolutionary Guards when he was executed in Jahrom on July 2, 1981. No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution. Mr. Mahbod Moqadasi was 20 years old.

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