Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Hushang Heidari


Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam (Shi'a)
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: November 29, 1981
Location: Dezful, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Hushang Heidari is one of the 12,028 individuals listed in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization on September 6, 1985. The list includes individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine.

The information about Mr. Hushang Heidari was drawn from the web site of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization. He was born in Andimeshk. He was a high school teacher and a sympathizer of this organization.

Arrest and Detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known. According to the web site of the Mojahedin, he was tortured in prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Hushang Heidari’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available about his defense.


Mr. Hushang Heidari was condemned to death. He was executed by firing squad in UNESCO prison (former UNESCO’s cultural and health center used as a prison) in Dezful on November 29, 1981.

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