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The Fallen for Freedom

Mahshid Farzanesa

Born in 1958 in Tehran, she got to learn about the Shah's oppression in very young age. In 1978, she entered Tehran University to study Laboratory Sciences. As a student, she actively participated in all the anti-government demonstrations…
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Sorayya Senemari

Sorayya was born in 1959 in Isfahan and finished her high school there. Then she joined supporters of the PMOI in that city. After a while she moved to Tehran where she worked with the Mothers' Society supporting the PMOI.
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Fatemeh Najarian

Fatemeh was born in 1955 in Tehran. She lost her father when she was very young and their family experienced much hardship but with her own hard work, she managed to finish her high school education and gain admission to one of Tehran's…
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Tahmineh Rahimnejad

Tahmineh was born in 1955, in Gorgan, northern Iran. She studied chemistry at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. She joined PMOI supporters in her university in 1973 and began her activities in support of the anti-shah movement.
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Nahid Raafati

Nahid was born in 1952 in the city of Qouchan, northeast of Iran. After finishing high school, she went to Mashshad to continue her education. Then she got a job as a teacher and started teaching in a school on the outskirts of her…
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Jila Naghizadeh

In the aftermath of the clerical regime’s massive attack on the PMOI’s top headquarters in Tehran on February 8, 1982, young prisoners in Evin were taken to see the PMOI leaders slain on that day.
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Maryam Pakbaz

A distinguished student and an intellectual Maryam Pakbaz was born in 1963. She was an excellent student majoring in math. She was able to get her high school diploma with A+ average in math at the age of 14.
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