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One Person’s Story

Mo'inullah Mohseni


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 20, 1982
Location of Killing: Qae'mshahr, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Participating in an anti-regime demonstration; Counter revolutionary opinion and/or speech; Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic; Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mo’inullah Mohseni, along with four others, was published in a communiqué by the public relations office of the Chief Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution, 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.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


According to the Public Prosecutor’s communiqué, Mr. Mohseni, a member of the Fadaiyan Khalq guerillas (minority faction), was charged with “military action against the Islamic Republic of Iran, having contacts with safe houses, participation in and masterminding clashes, participating in illegal demonstrations against the Islamic Revolution, intimidating and terrorizing Muslims as well as distributing harmful publications.”

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. Mohseni’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Qaemshahr found Mr. Mohseni 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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