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[Newspaper:] Ettelaat

[Date:] Monday 20 Ordibehesht 1361 [10 may 1982]

[Issue No:] 16717


Members of the Minority Guerrillas[1] and Three Baha’i Leaders Executed in Karaj.

The Public Relations Office of the Islamic Revolutionary Prosecutor-General announced:  According to the decision of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Karaj, three individuals associated with [anti-Islamic] combatant groups from the Minority Guerrillas were sentenced to death. …

Also, three leaders of the Baha’i Assemblies and promoters of the perverse Baha'i sect in Karaj, accused of connections with Zionist centres, travelling to Occupied Palestine, and helping Baha’i Assemblies, were charged with “spreading corruption on earth” and were sentenced to death.  The names of those executed are: 1- Badiollah Haghpaykar, son of Mohammad-Mehdi, native and resident of Karaj; 2- Mahmoud Forouhar, son of Shokrollah, native of Abadeh, resident of Karaj; 3- Eshraghiyyeh Forouhar, [daughter] of Shaban-Ali, native of Tehran, resident of Karaj.

The decision of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Karaj against the above-named, was carried out on 6th and 7th of Ordibehesht [26 and 27 April 1982]


[1] [Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas (Minority)]