Nusrat Yalda’i

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Nusrat YaldaiNusrat Yalda’i, one of the Ten Female Martyrs Hanged in 1983
Born: 1929
Death: June 18, 1983
Place of Birth: Unknown
Location of Death: Shiraz, Iran
Burial Location: No cemetery details

 

Nusrat Yalda’i was 54 years old when she was hanged.  She was a member of the Local Spiritual Assembly of Shiraz and was known for her kindness and hospitality. She was one of the women who were tortured and was twice given severe beatings of as many as 200 lashes. Her wounds, it was said, were visible when she was hanged. She was arrested with her husband and son, Bahram, who was hanged two days before her.


Source:
“The Story of Mona” adressformona.org: Perry, Mark

Image:
http://denial.bahai.org/005_1.php

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