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One Person’s Story

Sa'id Saburi

About

Age: 18
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Single

Case

Date of Killing: November 25, 1982
Location: Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense

About this Case

Mr. sa’id Saburi (Peykar Organization) is one of the 12028 individuals listed in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine.

The Peykar Organization for the Liberation of the Working Class was founded by a number of dissident members of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization who had converted to Marxism-Leninism. Peykar was also joined by a number of political organizations, known as Khat-e Se (Third line). The founding tenets of Peykar included the rejection of guerrilla struggle and a strong stand against the pro-Soviet policies of the Iranian Tudeh Party. Peykar viewed the Soviet Union as a “social imperialist” state, believed that China had deviated from the Marxist-Leninist principles, and radically opposed all factions of the Islamic regime of Iran. The brutal repression of dissidents by the Iranian government and splits within Peykar in 1981 and 1982 effectively dismantled the Organization and scattered its supporters. By the mid-1980s, Peykar was no longer in existence.

Arrest and detention

The details of Mr. Saburiarrest and detention are not known.

Trial

No information is available on the defendant’s trial.

Charges

No information is available on Mr.Sauri’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

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

Defense

No information is available on Mr. Saburi’s defense.

Judgment

No specific information is available about the verdict leading to this execution.

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