Ali-Mohammad Zamani

Born: 1929, Jasb,  Delijan

Executed by firing squad in Tehran on 15th May 1984

 

Ali-Mohammad Zamani was born into a Baha’i family.  He spent his teenage years in Tehran and then to propagate the Baha’i Faith, pioneered to the village of Hamidanak.  He later undertook military service and after its completion worked for a private company.  He propagated the Baha’i teachings tirelessly wherever he resided.  He was a member of the Local Spiritual Assembly[1] of Vahidiyeh for 12 years. 

Ali-Mohammad Zamani was arrested on 5 May 1983 and imprisoned in Gohardasht prison for 7 months.  He was then transferred to Evin prison.  He was executed by firing squad on 15 May 1984.  His family was ordered to pay 1,100 tumans for the cost of his execution bullets.  His body was not returned to his family; he was possibly buried by the authorities.

 

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[1]  Local Spiritual Assembly: a nine-member administrative body elected annually by the Baha’is of a particular area, tasked with overseeing the affairs of the Baha’i community of that area.