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One Person’s Story

Mas'ud Salavati


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 13, 1981
Location of Killing: Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mas’ud Salavati, son of Seifollah, and another individual was announced in the Kayhan newspaper on January 14, 1981.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Salavati’s arrest and detention are not known.


There is no information regarding this trial, other than Mr. Salavati was tried at the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Hamedan.


Mr. Salavati was charged with “armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

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

No information is available concerning the evidence presented against the accused.


No information is available concerning Mr. Salavati’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Hamedan condemned Mr. Mas’ud Salavati to death. He was executed at dawn on January 13, 1981.

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