Baha’is killed in Iran since 1978

No. Name Role* Date Place Method
1978
1. Mr. Ahmad Ismá’ílí 1978 Ahram Killed
2. Mr. Díyá’u’lláh Haqíqat Aug 13 Jahrum Killed
3. Mr. Shír-Muhammad Dastpísh December Buyr-Ahmad Mobbed
4. Mrs. ‘Avad-Gul Fahandizh Dec 14 Shíráz Mobbed
5. Mr. Sifatu’lláh Fahandizh Dec 14 Shíráz Mobbed
6. Mr. Khusraw Afnání Dec 22 Míyán-Duáb Mobbed
7. Mr. Parvíz Afnání Dec 22 Míyán-Duáb Mobbed
1979
8. Mr. Ibráhím Ma’navi early 1979 Hisár Killed
9. Mr. Hájí-Muhmmad ‘Azizi Jan 9 Khurmúj Beaten
10. Mr. Husayn Shakúrí Apr 2 Ushnavíyyíh Killed
11. Mr. ‘Alí-Akbar Khursandí LSA Apr 12 Tehran Hanged
12. Mr. Bahár Vujdání Sep 27 Mahábád Executed
13. Mr. ‘Alí Sattárzádíh Oct 28 Búkán Killed
14. Mr. ‘Azamatu’lláh Fahandizh Dec 14 Shíráz Executed
1980
15. Mr. Habíbu’lláh Panáhí Feb 4 Urúmíyyih Assassinated
16. Mr. Ghulám-Husayn A’zamí May 6 Tehran Executed
17. Mr. ‘Alí-Akbar Mu’íní May 6 Tehran Executed
18. Mr. Badi’u’lláh Yazdání May 6 Tehran Executed
19. Mr. Parviz Bayáni May 11 Píránshahr Executed
20. Mr. Mir-Asadu’lláh Mukhtárí May 18 Andrún Stoned
21. Mr. Hasan Ismá’ílzádíh June Sanandaj Killed
22. Mr. Yúsuf Subhání Jun 27 Tehran Executed
23. Mr. Yadu’lláh Astání LSA Jul 14 Tabríz Executed
24. Dr. Farámarz Samandari LSA Jul 14 Tabríz Executed
25. Mr. Muhammad Akbarí Jul 16 Rasht Executed
26. Mr. Yadu’lláh Mahbubíyán Jul 30 Tehran Executed
27. Mr. Dhabíhu’lláh Mu’miní Aug 15 Tehran Executed
28. Mr. Núru’lláh Akhtar-Khávarí ABM Sep 8 Yazd Executed
29. Mr. ‘Azizu’lláh Dhabíhíyán ABM Sep 8 Yazd Executed
30. Mr. Firaydún Faridání ABM Sep 8 Yazd Executed
31. Mr. Mahmúd Hasanzádíh Sep 8 Yazd Executed
32. Mr. ‘Abdu’l-Vahháb Kázimi-Manshádí Sep 8 Yazd Executed
33. Mr. Jalál Mustaqím LSA Sep 8 Yazd Executed
34. Mr. ‘Ali Mutahari LSA Sep 8 Yazd Executed
35. Mr. Rídá Firúzí Nov 9 Tabríz Executed
36. Mr. Muhammad-Husayn Ma’súmí Nov 23 Núk, Birjand Burned
37. Mrs. Shikkar-Nisá Ma’súmí Nov 23 Núk, Birjand Burned
38. Mr. Bihrúz Saná’í Dec 17 Tehran Executed
1981
39. Dr. Manúchihr Hakim NSA Jan 12 Tehran Assassinated
40. Mr. Mihdi Anvari Mar 17 Shíráz Executed
41. Mr. Hidáyatu’lláh Dihqání Mar 17 Shíráz Executed
42. Mrs. Núráníyyih Yárshátir Apr Shíráz Assassinated
43. Mr. Sattár Khushkhú Apr 30 Shíráz Executed
44. Mr. Ihsánu’lláh Mihdí-Zádih Apr 30 Shíráz Executed
45. Mr. Yadu’lláh Vahdat ABM Apr 30 Shíráz Executed
46. Mr. Muhmmad (Suhráb) Habibí LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
47. Mr. Muhammad-Baqir (Suhayl) Habíbí LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
48. Mr. Husayn Khándil LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
49. Mr. Tarázu’lláh Khuzayn LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
50. Mr. Husayn Mutlaq LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
51. Dr. Fírúz Na’ími LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
52. Dr. Nasir Vafá’í LSA Jun 14 Hamadán Executed
53. Mr. Buzurg ‘Alaviyán LSA Jun 23 Tehran Executed
54. Mr. Háshím Farnúsh ABM LSA Jun 23 Tehran Executed
55. Mr. Farhang Mavaddat LSA Jun 23 Tehran Executed
56. Dr. Masíh Farhangí CBC ASIA Jun 24 Tehran Executed
57. Mr. Badí’ulláh Farid Jun 24 Tehran Executed
58. Mr. Yadu’lláh Pústchí Jun 24 Tehran Executed
59. Mr. Varqá Tibyániyán (Tibyání) Jun 24 Tehran Executed
60. Mr. Kamálu’d-Din Bakhtávar Jul 26 Mashhad Executed
61. Mr. Ni’matu’llah Kátibpúr Shahidi Jul 26 Mashhad Executed
62. Mr. ‘Abdu’l-‘Alí Asadyárí LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
63. Mr. Husayn Asadu’lláh-Zadeh LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
64. Mr. Mihdí Báhiri LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
65. Dr. Masrúr Dakhílí LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
66. Dr. Parvíz Fírúzí LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
67. Mr. Manúchihr Khádí’í LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
68. Mr. Alláh-Vírdí Mítháqi Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
69. Mr. Habíbu’lláh Tahqíqí LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
70. Mr. Ismá’íl Zihtáb LSA Jul 29 Tabríz Executed
71. Mr. Husayn Rastigar-Námdár Aug 5 Tehran Executed
72. Mr. Habíbu’llah ‘Azizí LSA Aug 29 Tehran Executed
73. Mr. Bahman ‘Atifi Sep 11 Dáryún, Isf. Executed
74. Mr. ‘Izzat Atifi Sep 11 Dáryún, Isf. Executed
75. Mr. Ahmad Ridvání Sep 11 Dáryún, Isf. Executed
76. Mr. Atá’u’lláh Rawhání Sep 11 Dáryún, Isf. Executed
77. Mr. Gushtásb Thábit-Rásikh Sep 11 Dáryún, Isf. Executed
78. Mr. Yadu’lláh Sipihr-Arfa Oct 23 Tehran Executed
79. Mr. Mihdí Amin Amin NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
80. Mr. Jalál ‘Azizi NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
81. Dr. ‘Izzatu’lláh Furúhi ABM NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
82. Mrs. Zhínús Ni’mat Mahmúdi ABM NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
83. Dr. Mahmúd Majdhúb NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
84. Mr. Qudratu’lláh Rawhání NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
85. Dr. Sírús Rawshani NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
86. Mr. Kámrán Samimi NSA Dec 27 Tehran Executed
1982
87. Mrs. Shiva Mahmudi Asadu’llah-Zadeh LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
88. Mr. Iskandar ‘Azizi LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
89. Mrs. Shidrukh Amir-Kiyá Baqa Jan 4 Tehran Executed
90. Mr. Fathu’llah Firdawsi LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
91. Mr. Khusraw Muhandisi LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
92. Mr. Kúrush Talá’í LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
93. Mr. Atá’u’lláh Yávari LSA Jan 4 Tehran Executed
94. Mr. Ibráhím Khayrkháh Feb 22 Tehran Executed
95. Mr. Husayn Vahdat-i-Haq Feb 28 Tehran Executed
96. Mr. ‘Askar Muhammadi Apr 2 Rahímkhán, Kírmán Assassinated
97. Mr. Ihsánu’lláh Khayyámi Apr 12 Urúmíyyih Executed
98. Mr. ‘Azizu’llah Gulshani Apr 29 Mashhad Executed
99. Mrs. Ishraqiyyih Faruhar LSA May 8 Karaj Executed
100. Mr. Mahmud Faruhar LSA May 8 Karaj Executed
101. Mr. Badí’u’lláh Haqpaykar LSA May 8 Karaj Executed
102. Mr. Agahu’lláh Tizfahm May 10 Urúmíyyih Executed
103. Miss Jaláliyyih Mushta il Uskú’í May 10 Urúmíyyih Executed
104. Mrs. Irán Rahímpúr (Khurmá’í) May 12 Dizfúl Executed
105. Mr. Nasru’lláh Amini LSA May 16 Kháníábad,Tehe. Executed
106. Mr. Sa’du’lláh Bábázádeh LSA May 16 Kháníábad,Tehe. Executed
107. Mr. Atá’u’lláh Haqqání Jun 1 Tehran Killed
108. Mr. Muhammad Abbásí LSA Jul 9 Qazvín Executed
109. Mr. Jadidu’lláh Ashraf LSA Jul 9 Qazvín Executed
110. Manúchihr Farzánih Mu’ayyad LSA Jul 9 Qazvín Executed
111. Mr. Muhammad Mansúrí LSA Jul 9 Qazvín Executed
112. Mr. Manúchíhr Vafá’i Jul 9 Tehran Assassinated
113. Mr. ‘Abbás-Ali Sadiqipur Jul 15 Shíráz Executed
114. Mr. ‘Ali Na’imíyán Aug 11 Urúmíyyih Executed
115. Mr. Habibu’lláh Awji Nov 16 Shíráz Executed
116. Mr. Dhíyá’u’lláh Ahrári LSA Nov 21 Shíráz Executed
117. Mr. Husayn Nayyiri-Isfahani Nov 29 Isfahán Died in Prison
118. Mrs. Guldánih ‘Alipúr Dec 24 Sári Mobbed
1983
119. Mr. Hidáyatu’lláh Síyávushí LSA Jan 1 Shíráz Executed
120. Mr. Yadu’lláh Mahmúdnizhad LSA ABM Mar 12 Shíráz Executed
121. Mr. Rahmatu’lláh Vafá’í LSA Mar 12 Shíráz Executed
122. Mrs. Túbá Zá’irpúr Mar 12 Shíráz Executed
123. Mr. Adadu’llah (Aziz) Zaydí Apr 1 Míyán-Duáb Killed
124. Mr. Jalál Hakímán May 1 Tehran Executed
125. Mr. Suhayl Safá’í May 1 Tehran Executed
126. Dr. Bahrám Afnán LSA Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
127. Mr. ‘Abdu’l-Husayn Azádí LSA Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
128. Mr. Kúrush Haqbín LSA Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
129. Mr. ‘Ináyatu’lláh Ishráqí Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
130. Mr. Jamshíd Siyávushí LSA Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
131. Mr. Bahrám Yaldá’í Jun 16 Shíráz Executed
132. Miss Shahín(Shírín) Dálvand Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
133. Mrs. ‘Izzat Jánamí Ishráqí Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
134. Miss Ru’yá Ishráqí Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
135. Miss Muná Mahmúdnizhád Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
136. Miss Zarrín Muqímí-Abyáníh Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
137. Miss Mahshíd Nírúmand Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
138. Miss Símín Sábírí Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
139. Mrs. Táhirih Arjumandí Síyávushi Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
140. Miss Akhtar Thábit Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
141. Mrs. Nusrat Ghufrání Yaldá’í LSA Jun 18 Shíráz Executed
142. Mr. Suhayl Húshmand Jun 28 Shíráz Executed
143. Mr. Ahmad-‘Alí Thábít- Sarvístání Jun 30 Shíráz Died in Prison
144. Mr. Muhammad Ishráqí ABM Aug 31 Tehran Died in Prison
145. Mr. Akbar Haqíqí Sep 19 Khuy Mobbed
146. Mr. Bahman Díhqání Nov 19 Muhammadíyyíh Mobbed
147. Mr. ‘Abdu’l-Majíd Mutahhar Dec 15 Isfahán Died in Prison
1984
148. Mr. Rahmatu’lláh Hakímán Jan 11 Kírmán Died in Prison
149. Mr. Ghulám-Husayn Hasanzádih-Shákíri Mar 10 Tehran Executed
150. Mr. Muhsin Radaví Mar 13 Tehran Died in Prison
151. Mr. Nusrat’ulláh Díyá’í Mar 19 Báft, Kírmán Died in Prison
152. Mr. Kámrán Lutfí Apr 9 Tehran Executed
153. Mr. Rahím Rahímíyán Apr 9 Tehran Executed
154. Mr. Yadu’lláh Sábíríyán Apr 9 Tehran Executed
155. Mr. Asadu’lláh Kámíl-Muqaddam May 2 Tehran Died in Prison
156. Mr. Maqsúd ‘Alízádih May 5 Tabríz Executed
157. Mr. Jalál Payraví ABM May 5 Tabríz Executed
158. Mr. Jahángír Hidáyati NSA May 15 Tehran Executed
159. Mr. ‘Ali-Muhammad Zamání May 15 Tehran Executed
160. Mr. Nusratu’lláh Vahdat Jun 17 Mashhad Executed
161. Mr. Ihsánu’lláh Kathírí Jun 27 Tehran Executed
162. Dr. Manúchíhr Rúhí Aug 16 Bujnúrd Executed
163. Mr. Aminu’lláh Qurbánpúr Aug 25 near Tehran Died in Prison
164. Mr. Rustam Varjávandí Sep 15 Tehran Died in Prison
165. Mr. Shápúr (Húshang) Markazi NSA ABM Sep 23 Tehran Executed
166. Mr. Fírúz Purdil Oct 30 Mashhad Executed
167. Mr. Ahmad Bashiri NSA Nov 1 Tehran Executed
168. Mr. Yúnis Nawrúzi-Iránzád LSA Nov 1 Karaj
169. Mr. ‘Alíridá Níyákán Nov 11 Tabríz Died in Prison
170. Mr. Díyá’u’lláh Maí’í-Uskú’í Nov 13 Tabríz Died in Prison
171. Dr. Farhád Asdaqí NSA Nov 19 Tehran Executed
172. Mr. Fírúz Atharí LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Karaj) Executed
173. Mr. Ghulám-Husayn Farhand LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Karaj) Executed
174. Mr. ‘Ináyatu’lláh Haqíqí LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Karaj) Executed
175. Mr. Jamál Káshání LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Karaj) Executed
176. Mr. Jamshíd Púr-Ustádkár LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Karaj) Executed
177. Dr. Rúhu’lláh Ta’lím LSA Dec 9 Tehran (Kirmánsháh) Executed
1985
178. Mr. Rúhu’lláh Hasúrí Jan 21 Yazd Executed
179. Mr. Rúhu’lláh Bahrámsháhi LSA Feb 25 Yazd Executed
180. Mr. Nusratu’lláh Subháni Mar 5 Tehran Executed
181. Mr. ‘Abbás Idilkhání Aug 1 Tehran Executed
182. Mr. Rahmatu’lláh Vujdání LSA Aug 31 Bandar-‘Abbás Executed
183. Mr. Núr’ud-Din Tá’ifí Oct 12 Gurgán (Kirmánsháh) Died in Prison
184. Mr. ‘Azízu’lláh Ashjárí Nov 19 Tabríz Executed
1986
185. Mr. Paymán Subháni (reported) Apr 28 Saráván Mobbed
186. Mr. Sirru’lláh Vahdat-Nizámí May 4 Tehran Executed
187. Mr. Fidrus Shabrukh May 9 Záhidán Executed
188. Mr. Farid Bihmardí NSA Jun 10 Tehran Executed
189. Mr. Habíbu’lláh Muhtadí Aug 27 Tehran Killed
190. Mr. Bábak Tálibí Sep 2 Karaj Beaten
191. Mr. Iraj Mihdi-Nizhád Sep 4 Bandar-‘Abbás Mobbed
1987
192. Mr. Ahmad Kávih Jan 26 Isfahán Killed
193. Mr. Surúsh Jabbári Mar 3 Tehran Killed
194. Mr. Abu’l-Qásim Sháyiq Mar 3 Tehran Killed
195. Mr. Ardishír Akhtarí Sep 28 Tehran Executed
196. Mr. Amír-Husayn Nádiri Sep 28 Tehran Executed
1988
197. Mr. Bihnám Páshá’í presumably Nov Tehran Executed
198. Mr. Iradj Afshín presumably Nov Tehran Executed
199. Mr. Mihrdad Maqsudi Feb 16 Urúmíyyih Killed
1992
200. Mr. Bahman Samandari Mar 18 Tehran Executed
201. Mr. Ruhu’lláh Ghedami Jun 17 on Qum Highway Killed
1995
202. Mr. Shirvin Falláh Approx Dec Arak Killed
1997
203. Mr. Mansúr Dawlat Apr 4 Kírmán Killed
204. Mr. Shahrám Reza’i Jul 7 Rasht Killed
205. Mr. Mashá’lláh Enáyatí Jul 4 Isfahán Beaten in prison
1998
206. Mr. Rúhu’lláh Rawhání Jul 21 Isfahán Executed
2005
207. Mr. Dhabihu’llah Mahrami Dec 15 Yazd Death in prison
* Many of those killed or executed played a leadership role in the Iranian Bahá’í community. The acronym “LSA” in this column indicates that the person was a member of a local Spiritual Assembly, the community-elected local Bahá’í governing council. “NSA” identifies a member of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Iran, the national-level governing council. “ABM” identifies an “auxiliary board member,” an appointed leadership position within the Bahá’í administrative framework. “CBC” identifies a member of the Continental Board of Counsellors, an appointed leadership position which oversees the auxiliary board members.

[Source: The Baha’i Question – Appendix I – http://question.bahai.org/007_1.php]

 

3 Responses

  1. Robert Bess

    December 1, 2016 1:02 am

    Do you have any idea how many Baha’is have been murdered by Muslims since the Advent
    of Baha’u’llah ?

    Reply

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