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Mohammad Jafar Pouyandeh


Mohammad Jafar Pouyandeh, (also spelt Mohammad-Jafar Pooyandeh) (7 June 1954 - 8 or 9 December 1998) was an Iranian author and "one of the active translators of the country" who is most famous for being one of the victims of the Chain murders of Iran.

Pouyandeh was last seen alive leaving his office at four o'clock in the afternoon of December 8, 1998 and still hadn't returned home three days later when his wife wrote and delivered a letter to Iran's President expressing her anguish over his disappearance. His body was discovered December 11.[1] in the Shahriar district of Karaj, south of Tehran,[1] and he appeared to have been strangled.[2]

Pouyandeh worked at the Cultural Research Institute and was working on a book called Questions & Answer about Human Rights at the time of his death.[3]

Although Pouyandeh was not well known in Iran, this was not because of his undistinguished career distinguished personalities, according to IranMania.com, but because of the "prevailing weak cultural activities" in Iran "during recent years."

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References

  • The Iranian Human Rights You will answer, one day
  • The Dissident Murders

External links

  • PUYANDA, Moḥammad-Jaʿfar, Encyclopædia Iranica


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