Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
One Person’s Story

Alireza Shirdel


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May, 1985
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

Mr. Alireza Shirdel’s execution was reported to Omid via an electronic form by a person familiar with his case. Mr. Shirdel was a member of the Fadayian Khalq Organization and a student at the Melli University in Tehran.

Arrest and detention

Based on this report, Mr. Shirdel was arrested while riding a bus from Saqqaz, Kordestan, to Tehran by the revolutionary guards in 1983.

Mr. Shirdel was held in Evin Prison and spent two years in detention. He was allowed visitation by his family and was reportedly tortured while in prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


There is no mention of the charges brought up against the defendant in this report.

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. Shirdel's defense.


No specific information regarding the death sentence is available. Mr. Shirdel was executed at Evin Prison and his body was never returned to his family.

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