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One Person’s Story

Amir Yaghma'i


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: June 28, 1982
Location of Killing: Mashhad, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Attempt to assassinate or assassination of state dignitaries

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Amir Yaghma’i, along with four others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami Daily on June 30, 1982.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Yaghma’i’s charges. But according to this report, he was a members of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization or MKO “who worked in the information section, he was a spy as well as the mastermind behind the assassination” of two individuals.

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.Yaghmayee’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Mashad sentenced Mr. Yaghma’i to death. The sentence was confirmed by the Supreme Judiciary Council. He was executed before the Court of Imam in front of people in the afternoon.

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