Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Morteza Nahalbar


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


Date of Killing: Unknown
Location of Killing: Tabriz Prison, Tabriz, Azarbaijan-e Sharqi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Death in custody
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

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

Mr. Nahalbar was born in Tabriz. He was a member of the Student Confederation in Turkey. He returned to Iran, in the beginning of the 1979 Revolution.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown. Mr. Nahalbar was arrested in Tehran and transferred to the Tabriz prison. According to the Siavoshanbook, he lost his life during a hunger strike by the prisoners when a guard hit him with a gun. There is no information about the date of his death.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


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

Evidence of guilt

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


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


No details are available on Mr. Nahalbar's execution.

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