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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Taqi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 19, 1982
Location of Killing: Hamedan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Participating in armed demonstrations; Corruption on earth; Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic; Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Taqi, along with four others, was reported in a communiqué from the public relations office of the Islamic Revolution’s Chief Public Prosecutor, quoted in the Jomhuri Eslami Daily on January 23, 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.


Mr. Taqi was reported to be charged with “conspiracy and armed insurrection against the Islamic Republic of Iran, membership in the three-person military team of the hypocrites (term used for the Mujahedine-e Khalq Organization or MKO by the Islamic Republic authorities), participation in demonstrations and clashes, storage of munitions and explosives as well as throwing ‘serahi’(kind of explosive) at the Islamic Revolution’s Public Prosecutor’s Office.”

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.Taqi’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Hamedan sentenced Mr. Taqi to death. The sentence was carried out.

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