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One Person’s Story

Najafi Sayad


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: November 14, 1982
Location of Killing: Eslam Abad, Kerman Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Espionage; Participating in clashes with revolutionary guards and or Bassij brothers; Bombing; Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Sayad Najafi, along with five others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on November 17, 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. Najafi was reported to be charged with “armed uprising against the Islamic Republic of Iran, bomb planting, espionage for Iraq and participation in the killing of 19 Revolutionary Guards in Qurchibashi.”

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. Najafi's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Islam Abad-e Gharb sentenced Mr. Sayad Najafi to death. Having been confirmed by the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunals, the sentence was carried out.

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