Fedros Shabrokh

Born: March 1945, Zabol

Executed by hanging in Zahedan on 9 May 1986


Fedros Shabrokh was born into a Baha’i family.  After completing his education, he moved to Zahedan and opened a stationary store with printing services.  He was involved in Baha’i community life and was a member of the Local Spiritual Assembly[1] of the Baha’is of Zahedan.  In 1981 his home was raided by Pasdars and he was arrested.  His properties and business were confiscated.  Three months later he was released from prison, but his properties were not returned to him. 

In July 1983 he was imprisoned in the Public Prosecutors prison, Ghaṣr prison and in November 1983 in Evin prison respectively.  Finally, In May 1985 he was transferred to the police prison in Zahedan.  He was tortured severely during his imprisonment, and after three gruelling years he was executed by hanging on 9 May 1986.  A week later when his wife had gone to visit him, she was informed of his execution.   His family were able to bury him according to Baha’i law.


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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.