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One Person’s Story

Fereidun Javani

About

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

Case

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

About this Case

The information about Mr. Fereidun Javani is taken from the book Our Martyrs in the Path to Freedom, copyright 1988 by Rah-e Kargar Publication. He was a sympathizer of the Revolutionary Workers Organization of Iran-Rah-e Kargar.

"Rah-e Kargar" or the "Revolutionary Workers Organization of Iran" was established in the summer of 1979. The Organization was founded by individuals from various leftist groups who rejected the idea of armed struggle and believed in political action. They identified themselves as Marxist-Leninists, promoting a socialist revolution and the leadership of the proletariat. They differed with the pro-Soviet communist party, Tudeh, in that they opposed the Islamic Republic and Ayatollah Khomeini's leadership.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown.

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

No information is available on Mr. Javani’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 evidence provided against the defendant.

Defence

No information is available about the defendant’s defence.

Judgment

No specific information is available about the defendant’s execution. According to the above source, Mr. Javani was executed by a firing squad in the Evin Prison in September 1985.

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