Who was Hamid Ashraf?

In 1968 the leadership of Jazani group was imprisoned before they had a chance to actually start an armed uprising. From that point on Ashraf played a key role in keeping the group together and preparing it for action. On February 8, 1971, the mountain guerrilla band of the group under the command of Ali Akbar Safaei Farahani launched an attack on the police station in Siahkal in northern homeland. Soon after the operation, which practically started a new era of armed struggle against the Shah’s regime, Hamid Ashraf went into hiding.