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One Person’s Story

Ali Reza Shahi Nosratabadi


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February, 1985
Location of Killing: Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Attempt to assassinate or assassination of state dignitaries

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Ali Reza Shahi Nosratabadi, along with 3 others, was reported in the Kayhan newspaper on February 23, 1985.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


According to this report, Mr. Shahi Nosratabadi was “a member of the Hypocrites small group [term used by officials of the Islamic Republic to refer to the Mujahedin Khalq Organization] and involved in the… assassinations in Shiraz.”

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available on Mr. Shahi Nosratabadi’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Shiraz sentenced Mr. Shahi Nosratabadi to death. The High Judicial Council confirmed the sentence and he was hanged in public in Shiraz.

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