Ezzat-Janami Eshraghi

Born: 30 February 1926, Najafabad, Isfahan

Executed by hanging in Shiraz on 18 June 1983


Ezzat-Janami Eshraghi was born in 1926 in Najafabad, Isfahan.  She completed high school and later married Enayatollah Eshraghi in 1948.  She had four children.  After her husband’s retirement, the family settled in Shiraz. 

Then on 29 November 1982, their home was raided and she and Enayatollah and their daughter Roya were arrested.  They were imprisoned at the Sepah Detention Centre.  On 4 January 1983, she and Roya were transferred to Adilabad prison. Sometime later, Enayatollah was transferred there.  On 16 June 1983, Enayatollah was executed by hanging, together with five other believers.  Two days later, on 18 June 1983 she and Roya were executed by hanging, together with Simin Ṣaberi, Nosrat Ghufrani Yaldaie, Tahereh Arjomandi Siyavushi, Mona Mahmoudnejad, Shahin (Shirin) Dalvand, Akhtar Sabet, Zarrin Moghimi. Their bodies were not returned to their families; It is believed they were buried in the Baha’i cemetery of Shiraz by the authorities. Two days before their execution, on 16 June 1983, Enayatollah Eshraghi was also hanged, along with five other Baha’is.


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