Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Mahvash Golnejad


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: August 4, 1982
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information regarding the execution of Ms. Mahvash Golnejad was sent to Omid via an electronic form by a person familiar with the case. Ms. Golnejad was studying for her masters at the time of her execution.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known. It is mentioned on the form that Ms. Golnejad was arrested on April 22, 1982.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

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. Golnejad's defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution.

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