Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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

Bashir Mamedi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 1984
Location of Killing: Orumieh, Azarbaijan-e Gharbi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information regarding Mr. Bashir Mamedi’s execution was sent to Omid via an electronic form by a person familiar with this case. According to this form, the Revolutionary Guards, who had surrounded the village of Bavan Soma in the Azarbayejan-e-Gharbi Province, shot Mr. Mamedi in his house. Based on the available information, the guards stormed into the houses at 5 a.m. and shot Mr. Mamedi, who was still in his pajamas, repeatedly in front of his wife and children.

Arrest and detention

The victim was not arrested.


The victim was not summoned before a court and no public trial was held in his case. It is not known whether he was tried in absentia.


No specific charges were brought against the victim.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against the defendant.


Mr. Mamedi was not given the opportunity to defend himself before being killed.


There is no information available whether or not the defendant was tried in absentia.

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