Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

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One Person’s Story

Maryam Kuchakan


Age: 24
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: 1981
Location of Killing: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Ms. Maryam Kuchakan has been provided by a person familiar with this case through an interview. Mr. Kuchakan was the secretary of the President of Melli University (currently known as Shahid Beheshti University). Prior to the 1979 revolution, she did not have political activities. After the revolution, however, she became a sympathizer of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization. The interviewer remembers her as “beautiful… and very pleasant person who always helped the students.”

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Ms. Kuchakan’s arrest and detention are not known.


There is no information regarding this trial.


The charges brought against the defendant are not known.

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available concerning Ms. Kuchakan’s defense.


No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution. Ms. Kuchakan was executed in 1981.

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