Name: Noruzali Akbari
Date of Birth: May 2, 1947
Place of Birth: Chashm, Semnan
Marital Status: Married (father of 5 children)
Date of Martyrdom: July, 1988
Place of Martyrdom: Kermanshah, Mersad Operation
Martyr Noruzali Akbari was born on May 2, 1947 in Chashm village, located near Semnan. He finished his preliminary studies and then started working as a construction worker. After a while, he relocated to Kheirabad village and was recruited in the rail industry. Noruzali got married in that village and became the father of 4 sons and 1 daughter. As he was a religious figure, Noruzali was always respected by other villagers. In the last few years before the victory of the Islamic Revolution, He had a very productive role in holding protests against the rule of the Shah in his village. Noruzali Akbari was arrested by local Police for his anti Shah Regime activities and was released after a short while.
Despite he wasn’t a highly educated person, martyr Akbari used to read many books.
After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, when the Iraqi Ba’ath regime had attacked the country, Noruzali Akbari went to the warzone despite the objection from his employer. When he came back from the war, he had lost his job and was recruited in the State Welfare organization as a watchman. While he was in that organization, he was very respected by others due to his commitment to religious rules. He was also chosen as the Imam Jama’at of his workplace. Martyr Akbari was also a member of his village’s Islamic Council and Islamic Society. Despite he had a wife and 5 children to take care of, he spent more than 570 days of his life in the battlefields.
He participated in many operations and was severely injured in one of them as his neck was hit by shrapnel. Martyr Akbari was an example of bravery among his comrades.
Finally in Mersad operation, where the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq organization had attacked Iran from the western borders with the full support from Saddam, NoruzAli Akbari was shot in the right eye by a sniper and was martyred.
In a part of his testament, Martyr Akbari wishes for his children to stay on the path of Allah and says: “I sincerely ask God to appoint you as the people who understand, feel and try to release the humanity from the oppression of the tyrants. I hope when you grow young, the international community and all the oppressed people of the world can enjoy their freedom.”