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One Person’s Story

Amir Masiha

About

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

Case

Date of Killing: July 6, 1985
Location: Kordestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Unspecified counter-revolutionary offense

About this Case

Mr. Amir Masiha (Cherik Fada’i) (Ashraf Dehqani Branch) 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 Fadayian Khalq Guerrilla Organization, a Marxist Leninist group inspired by the Cuban Revolution and the urban guerrilla movements of Latin America, was founded in 1971 by two communist groups opposed to the Pahlavi regime. Following the 1979 revolution, the Organization, which had renounced armed struggle, split over their support of the Islamic Republic and of the Soviet Union. A number of the Organization’s members, who did not renounce armed struggle, founded the group the Fadayian Khalq Guerrillas (Ashraf Dehqani Branch).

Arrest and detention

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

Trial

No information is available on Mr. Masiha’s trial.

Charges

The charge brought against Mr. Masiha is not known.

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. Masiha’s defense.

Judgment

There is no information on the verdict leading to this execution.

 

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