Abbas Hajari

Abbas Hajari (Persian: عباس حجری) was an Iranian communist and military officer.

Abbas Hajari
Hajari in 1979
Abbas Hajari-Bajestani[1]

Died1988 (aged 65–66)[2]
Political partyTudeh Party
Date apprehended
1954–1978; 1983–1988
Military career
Service/branchImperial Iranian Army
Alma materOfficers' School[2]

He was member of the Tudeh Military Network that was uncovered in 1954, as a result he spent 25 years in prison until 1978.[2] After the Iranian Revolution, he ran for an Assembly of Experts for Constitution seat from Tehran constituency.[3] He was Secretariat-in-charge of Tehran provincial committee.[4]

In 1983, he was arrested by the Islamic Republic government and was put on trial.[4] Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, cites his name among the victims of 1988 executions of Iranian political prisoners.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Report on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran by the Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rightst Mr. Revnaldo Galindo Pohl. pursuant to Commission resolution 1989/66" (PDF), United Nations, p. 61, 12 February 1990, E/CN.4/1990/24
  2. ^ a b c d e Abrahamian, Ervand (1999). Tortured Confessions: Prisons and Public Recantations in Modern Iran. University of California Press. p. 194. ISBN 0520922905.
  3. ^ Near East/North Africa Report, Joint Publications Research Service, vol. 2012, Executive Office of the President, Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1979, p. 58
  4. ^ a b Zabir, Sepehr (2012), The Left in Contemporary Iran (RLE Iran D), CRC Press, p. 67, ISBN 978-1-136-81263-7
Party political offices
Title last held by
Farajollah Mizani
Secretary-in-Charge of Tehran Provincial Committee of Tudeh Party
Succeeded by
Rahman Hatefi