Born: 1916, Tehran
Murdered in Tehran on 27 August 1986
Habibollah Mohtadi was born into a Baha’i family. After completing high school, he obtained a law degree from Tehran University. He served in the Iranian Air force as a colonel.
On 2 May 1982 he was arrested after his return from the United States visiting his children. He was imprisoned first in Ghasr, then Evin and later in Ghezel-Hesar prisons. After three years of imprisonment on 27 October 1985 he was released. Ten months later during a routine enquiry by a group of Pasdars when he refused to go along with them he was violently hit on the head and murdered outside a petrol station. He was buried in accordance with Baha’i law in Tehran.
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