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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Rostami


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 9, 1983
Location of Killing: Eslam Abad-e Gharb, Bakhtaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Espionage

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Rostami, along with four others, was announced by the Public Relations of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Islam Abad-e Gharb and reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on January 9, 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. Rostami was reported to be charged with “espionage for the Iraqi regime and effective collaboration with aggressors.”

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. Rostami’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Islam Abad-e Gharb sentenced Mr. Rostami to death. Having been confirmed by the Islamic Revolution’s Supreme Tribunal of Qom, the sentence was carried out.

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