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One Person’s Story

Ahmad Morad Garavandi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: August 14, 1983
Location of Killing: Eslam Abad-e Gharb, Bakhtaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Espionage; Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Ahmad Morad Garavandi, along with two others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily, quoting the Islamic Revolution’s Public Prosecutor’s Office in Eslam Abad.

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. Garavandi was reportedly charged with “being a member of a group of armed aggressors, receiving weapons and salaries from Iraq and conducting armed action against the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

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. Garavandi's defense.


According to this report quoting the Islamic Revolution’s Public Prosecutor’s Office in Eslam Abad, Mr. Garavandi was executed. There is no information about the Tribunal which issued the death sentence.

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