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One Person’s Story

Rahmatullah Ruhi

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: January 20, 1982
Location: Qae'mshahr, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Rahmatullah Ruhi, along with four others, was published in a communiqué by the public relations office of the Chief Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution, and quoted in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on January 26, 1982.

Arrest and detention

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

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

According to the Chief Public Prosecutor’s communiqué, Mr. Ruhi was an active member of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.

Defense

No information is available on Mr. Ruhi’s defense.

Judgment

The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Qaemshahr found Mr. Ruhi guilty of being a corruptor on earth as well as an enemy of God and the prophet, and sentenced him to death.

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