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One Person’s Story

Massood Sadeqnia

About

Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown

Case

Date of Killing: July 28, 1983
Location: Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Massood Sadeqnia, along with seven others, was announced in a communiqué by the public relations department of the Army’s Public Prosecutor’s Office. The communiqué was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami Daily on July 31, 1983.

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

Mr. Sadeqnia was reported to be charged with participation in “the escape conspiracy of President Banisadr.”

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. Sadeqnia's defense.

Judgment

The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Army sentenced Mr. Sadeqnia to death. Having been confirmed by the Islamic Revolution’s Supreme Tribunal of Qom, the sentence was carried out on the anniversary of the escape of the former President Banisadr.

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