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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Osareh


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: July 2, 1981
Location of Killing: Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Anti-revolutionary offense; Counter revolutionary offense

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Mohammad Osareh and five other individuals was announced in the Jomhuri Eslami daily (July 5, 1981). The news of this execution was followed by a communiqué presented to Pars News Agency by the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz. Part of the communiqué reads as follows: “... the anti-people organizations have committed a crime unprecedented in history. These vile mercenaries, under the guise of People's Mojahedin, People’s Fadaiyan of Iran, and Peykar, and in connivance with the enemy of this country and following the ominous plans of the world-domineering America, have engaged in an armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic..."

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


Mr. Osareh was charged with “activity and armed rebellion against the Islamic Republic of Iran” as a member of the Organization of Allied Combatants in coalition with Peykar [communist organization]. No details of specific acts committed by the defendant were provided.

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. Osareh's defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Ahvaz sentenced Mr. Osareh to death. He was executed at 1:45 a.m.

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