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One Person’s Story

Ahmad Ali Sheikh Mohammadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: September 12, 1982
Location of Killing: Bakhtaran, Bakhtaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Working with or for a foreign power; Plotting to overthrow the Islamic Republic; Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense; Bombing

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Ahmad Ali Sheikh Mohammadi, along with three others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on September 13, 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 this report, Mr. Sheikh Mohammadi was charged with “active participation in bombing networks and killing innocent Muslims, traveling to Iraq illegally, contacting the heads of the traitors and anti-revolutionaries, being actively involved in overthrowing the Islamic Republic of Iran, bringing a suitcase containing explosives from Iraq to blow up the strategic and populated centers, getting training in Baqdad for destruction, importing weapons and munitions from Iraq with the intention of assassinating the Muslims, bringing a frame containing Imam’s picture which was made of explosives with the intention of detonating it in Friday prayers in Tehran. Fortunately he was arrested before putting his heinous plan into practice.”

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. Sheikh Mohammadi's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic’s Army sentenced Mr. Sheikh Mohammadi to death. The sentence was carried out in front of huge numbers of people at Azadi circle in Bakhtaran.

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