Ziaollah Ahrari

Born: 1 January 1934, Surmaq, near Abadeh, Fars

Executed by hanging in Shiraz on 21 November 1982


Ziaollah Ahrari studied in Abadeh, and then moved to Italy where he obtained a PhD in Pharmacy.  He was a member of the Local Spiritual Assembly[1] of Shiraz.

On 20 April 1982, he was called to the Revolutionary Court and imprisoned in Adilabad prison.  Then on 21 November 1982, he was executed by hanging.



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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.