Farzad Bazoft (Farzad Bazoft)

Farzad Bazoft

Journalist. Born in Iran, Bazoft moved to the United Kingdom and became a reporter for the British newspaper The Observer. While investigating an explosion at an arms factory in Baghdad, Iraq, he was arrested for spying. Despite promises of a fair trial by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, Bazoft was given a one-day, behind-closed-doors trial. He was convicted and sentenced to death. On March 15, 1990, he was executed by hanging. (bio by: Erik Lander)  Inscription:In Memory OfFARZAD BAZOFTObserver Journalist1958 – 1990Aged 31.Your Father And MotherWill Always Be With You.A Journalist In IraqExecuted By The Regime.I Hope The World Will DecideAfter I Have Gone What KindOf Person I Have Really BeenIt Is A Shame To Die WithoutThe World Having HeardThe Whole Truth.


  • May, 28, 1958
  • Iran


  • March, 03, 1990
  • Iraq


  • Highgate Cemetery (East)
  • England

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