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One Person’s Story

Ebrahim Haya


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 30, 1982
Location: Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Attempt to assassinate or assassination of state dignitaries

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Ebrahim Haya, along with nine others, was announced in a communiqué by the public relations office of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Islamic Revolution in Hormozgan. The communiqué was published in the Jomhuri Eslami Daily on June 2, 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.


According to this communiqué, Mr. Haya, along with nine others, was charged with actively supporting the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization or MKO, “membership in the Organization, participation in planning and commanding different military operations , assassination of Dehqani (a policeman), Pourdalir, Haji Gholamhosseiny and Haj Izadpanah (the martyrs), participation in planning the destruction of the bridge connecting Bandar Abbas to Shiraz, destruction of a quay, explosion of a ship of provisions ,participation in an armed robbery, hiding in safe houses, possession of different weapons and intra-organizational marriages” [marriages among the members of the MKO to promote its interest- translator’s note]. Specifically, he was reported to “have participated in the assassination of Pourdalir (the martyr).”

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.Haya’s defense.


According to the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Bandarabbas, Mr. Haya was found guilty of being a corruptor and an enemy of God and was sentenced to death. The sentence was carried out.

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