Shahram Rezai

Born:  Not available

Murdered on 6 July 1997 in proximity of the city of Rasht

 

Shahram Rezai, a Baha’i youth who was serving his country as a conscript in the army near the city of Rasht was shot in the head by his weapons training officer, on 6 July 1997 and died the following day in hospital.  Although the officer was arrested after this incident, he was released after a few days and received a light sentence, once the court established that the man killed was a Baha’i.  His body was laid to rest by his family and friends.

 

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