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One Person’s Story

Hossein Ayati


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: March 17, 1982
Location: Sari, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense; Membership of anti-regime guerilla group

About this Case

The executions of Mr. Hossein Ayati and another defendant were reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on March 29, 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. Ayati was reported to be charged with “stealing military grenades, 17100 cartridge bullets of G3, 15000 cartridge bullets of Caliber 38, 226 poisonous tear gas guns and etc., 51 cartridge bullets of Caliber 72, 13 greased G3 rifles, 2 Uzi rifles, 3 guns used for throwing tear gas, 5 Colt pistols, and 12 handcuffs from security forces bases.”

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. Ayati’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Sari sentenced Mr. Ayati to death. The sentence was carried out.

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