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One Person’s Story

Sediqeh Hosseiny


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 21, 1982
Location of Killing: Neyshabur, Khorasan\Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: War on God, God's Prophet and the deputy of the Twelfth Imam; Corruption on earth; Possession of arms; Living in safe houses; Bombing

About this Case

The execution of Ms. Sediqeh Hosseiny, along with four others, was reported in the Jomhuri Eslami daily on February 22, 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.


No information is available on Ms. Hosseiny’s charges at this tribunal. But according to this report, “she was arrested several months ago in relation with bombings, establishing safe houses, concealment of munitions and shooting at the Hezbollah Ummah (community).”

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Ms. Hosseiny’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Neishabur declared Ms. Hosseiny an enemy of God and His Prophet as well as a corruptor on earth and sentenced her to death. Having been confirmed by the Supreme Judicial Council, the sentence was carried out.

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