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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Izadshenas


Age: 31
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: December, 1981
Location of Killing: Babol, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Mr. Mohammad Izadshenas is gathered from a book titled Siavoshan, “Remembrance of the Ranjbaran Party of Iran’s Martyrs” by Baqer Mortazavi © 1999, Germany.

Mr. Mohammad Izadshenas, a father of one, was born in Babol in 1950. He started his political activities in 1970. Two years later, he was arrested and detained as a sympathizer of the Fadayian Khalq Organization. He was released in 1975. But, he was detained again for several months in 1977. He joined the Ranjbaran Party in 1979. He was detained for a short period the next year. After being released, he prepared an armed struggle against the Islamic Republic regime.

This execution was also reported in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 12028 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.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown. Based on the information available in the Siavoshan book, Mr. Izadshenas was arrested and detained in Chalus in 1981. He was reportedly severely tortured in prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Mr. Izadshenas’s charges.

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution contains no information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


No information is available on Mr. Izadshenas's defense.


No details are available on Mr. Izadshenas's execution. He was executed by a firing squad in December 1981.

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