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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] 23 Tir 1359 – 1 Ramadan 1400 - [14 July 1980]

[Issue No.:] 11044


14 people Executed in Tabriz

Tabriz – Kayhan Journalist – The Tabriz prison warden announced that today, at dawn, 14 people who were found guilty, were executed by firing squad.

…The names of those executed are as follows:  Dr. Faramarz Samandari, Yadollah Astani, Hasan Rahbar, Naser Farhad-Aali, Biyouk Rasoulzadeh, Rasoul Hasbaie, Asghar Nourani, Morsal Sangtarash, Mahmoud Bazzaz, Esmail Esmailzadeh, Abbas Abbasiyan, Mami Sarkhani, Vali Binavayan, AKA ‘Vali Sarbaz’, Samad Bagherpour-Benam.