This page is about Iran's Left movement

(Work in Progress)



Siyahkal by Bizhan Jazani

Zendegi (life) by Bijan Jazani


Emblems of guerrilla organizations People's
Fadaiyan (left) and People's Mojahedin

Bizhan Jazani (1937-75) and his grave site
in Tehran's Behesht-e Zahra cemetery: major
Marxist theorist and Fadaiyan founder
assassinated in prison

Khosrow Golesorkhi (1943-74): Marxist journalist and poet, executed

Golesorkhi and comrades on trial in 1973


Mostafa Shoa'ian (1936-75): important Marxist theorist and Fadaiyan member who died in gun battle in Tehran.
In the photo to the right he is standing next to famous Iranian writer Jalal Al-e Ahmad.

Hamid Ashraf (1946-76); founder of Fadaiyan
and a main organizer of guerrilla activities in
the 1970s, killed in shootout with police.


Khosrow Roozbeh (1915-1958): leading member of the Tudeh Party, executed.

1979: Fadaiyan rally in Tehran

Kurdish Pishmargeh

Amir Parviz Puyan



Mohsen Jahansuz


Mir Ja'far Pishevari

Rahmanallah Qasemlu

Qazi Mohammad