Bahram Yaldaie

Born: 1955, Shiraz

Executed in Shiraz on 16th June 1983

 

Bahram Yaldaie was born into a Baha’i family in 1955 in Shiraz.  After completing his primary and high school education he obtained a degree in Economics from Shiraz University in 1978.  He was employed as an assistant-professor at the university and also worked as an accountant for Zeynabiyeh Hospital.  He was arrested on 31 October 1982 together with his parents.  They were first taken to the Sepah Detention Centre and then transferred to Adilabad prison.  He was tortured severely during his imprisonment and executed by hanging on 16 June 1983 in Chowgan Square in Shiraz, together with 5 other believers, Bahram Afnan, Kourosh Haghbin, Jamshid Siyavushi, Enayatollah Eshraghi and Abdol-Hosein Azadi.  His mother, Nosrat Yaldaie was executed by hanging 2 days later in that same square on 18 June 1983 together with 9 other Baha’i women.  His father had been released from prison some time before his and his mother’s execution.

 

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