Khavaran Cemetery

Khavaran Cemetery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Khavaran cemetery is a cemetery located in South East of Tehran. It was used as a graveyard for the religious minorities such as Christians, and recently Bah ' s, and also as a mass grave site for political prisoners executed in the 1988 mass executions On January 25, 2009 it was alleged that the Khavaran cemetery had been demolished by the regime, sparking condemnation from Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi and Iran's most prominent dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri. The portion of the cemetery in which the political prisoners are buried is colloquially known as (lanat-abad, the damned place). Abdolmalek Rigi has been buried in this cemetery after execution by hanging
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136672413
  • 9786136672410