Askar Mohammadi

Born: 1950, Elakhchi, Tabriz

Murdered in Rahimkhan, Kurdistan on 2nd April 1982


Askar Mohammadi was born into a Baha’i family.  When he was seven years old his family pioneered to the village of Rahimkhan, in Bukan, Kurdistan.  He was a farmer by profession. 

On 2 April 1982, a number of Pasdars raided Askar Mohammadi’s home in search of weapons.  He told them that he did not own any, as he was a Baha’i.  They subsequently shot him multiple times in the back.  His body was laid to rest in the village cemetery by his family.


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