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  • Mehdi Sharif

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Amin Moradi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Hadi Behbahani

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Hadi Behbahani lives in Tehran. He and several of his friends are animal rights activists and they were arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Zahra Mortazavi Chegani

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Lor

    زهرا مرتضوی چگنی شهروند ساکن خرم‌آباد است. او روز ۱۱آذر۱۴۰۱ همزمان با خیزش زن، زندگی، آزادی، مفقود شد.

  • Rouhollah Kahrazahi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Rouhollah Kahrazahi is from Zahedan. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Arman Ansarifar

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Arman Ansarifar is a resident of Behbahan and the brother of Farzad Ansarifar, a protester killed in the November 2019 uprisings. He has been summoned to court several times for demanding justice for the murder of his brother. He was eventually sentenced to prison and barred from leaving the country on the charge of “propaganda against the state."

  • Fatemeh Hafezinia

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Fatemeh Hafezinia is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Yazdan Arefiniya

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Yazdan Arefinia is a human rights and media activist and a legal consultant from Abdanan. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Tohid Darvish

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Tohid (Loghman) Darvish is from one of the villages of "Qatur" city in Khoy county and lives in Tabriz. He was arrested at the same time as the nationwide uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Omid Hassanzahi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Omid Hassanzahi is from Zahedan. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Mina Bozorgi Koushalshahi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    Mina Bozirgi Koushalshahi lives in Karaj. She was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Sarvenaz Ahmadi

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Sarvenaz Ahmadi is a master's student of social work and a children's rights and labor activist. She is also active in women's issues and has published some articles in this field. She was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Fatemeh Mirani

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Fatemeh Mirani is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Mohammad Hosseini

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Mohammad Hosseini was a resident of Karaj city. After participating in the memorial, for Hadith Najafi, one of the protesters killed in the national uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini, he was arrested and was executed shortly after

  • Mohsen Ahmadi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Mohsen Ahmadi is from Dehloran. He was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Reyhaneh Saeidi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    They/he/she was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Maryam Gavshanian

    Iran

    Unknown

    Probably Kurd

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests.

  • Peyman Zakani

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests.

  • Maryam Abbasi Nikou

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Maryam Abbasi Nikou lives in Shahinshahr. She is the mother of Bita Shafiei, a 17-year-old student who was arrested at the same time as the protests related to the poisoning of students and was released sometime later.

  • Mohammad Khaled Shareghi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Fatemeh Shahvali

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Fatemeh Shahvali is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Esmail Hassanzehi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    .Jamshid Hassanzehi is from Zahedan. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Bahareh Shiri

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Bahareh Shiri is a resident of Samirom. Her son, Ali Abbasi, was shot and killed in Samirom during the Women, Life, Freedom uprising. After this incident, she was sentenced to prison for her participation in litigation.

  • Borhanoddin Rabbani

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Farhad Omidi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Farhad Omidi is from Dehloran. He was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Hamid Nikkhah

    Iran

    Unknown

    Kurd

    Hamid Nikkhah is an artist from Marivan. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez, by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Masoumeh Haji Abolhassan

    41 years old

    Iran

    Other

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Masoumeh Haji Abolhassan (Masi Abolhassan) is a journalist, photographer, and gender equality activist from Tehran. She has been a journalist for over two decades and has also worked with ISNA for a period of time. For her participation in the Me Too campaign, she was sued by a person close to the IRGC and received a prison sentence.

  • Asma Pourmorad

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Asma Pourmorad is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Masoumeh Rostamzadeh

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Masoumeh Rostamzadeh is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Elham Afkari Sangari

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .Elham Afkari was arrested during the national uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini. Her three brothers, Navid, Vahid, and Habib Afkari were arrested for participating in the 2018 protests. Navid was executed and the other two brothers received prison sentences.

  • Hashem Amini

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Sara Fereshteh Saniei

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Sara Fereshteh Saniei is an artist from Tehran. She was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Naser Lajaei

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Baluch

    ناصر لجه‌ای نوجوان اهل و ساکن منطقه کریم‌آباد زاهدان است. او که فاقد شناسنامه است در جریان خیزش زن، زندگی، آزادی چندین بار بازداشت شده است.

  • Fariba Dalir

    Iran

    Christian

    Unknown

    Fariba Dalir is a Christian convert. She was arrested for religious activities and her husband and several other Christian converts. Ms. Dalir was eventually sentenced to two years in Tehran’s Evin prison for “acting against national security by establishing and leading an Evangelical Christian church.”

  • Milad Khoshkam

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .Milad Khoshkam was from Shiraz. He was active during the 2022 national uprising. Shortly after the beginning of the uprising, Mr. Khoshkam disappeared and his disintegrated body was delivered to the family a few days later. He was 27 years old.

  • Raha Lonej

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Marjan Davoudi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Kurd

    She was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Jamshid Gorgij

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Baluch

    جمشید گرگیج (اربابی) در محله «شیرآباد» شهر زاهدان سکونت داشت. او به دلیل عدم رسیدگی پزشکی ناشی از ایست قلبی در زندان مرکزی زاهدان جان باخت. در گزارش‌ها آمده است که بسیاری از جوانان شیفته و مشتاق دیدار جمشید گرگیج بودند. او یکی از اعضای فعال مرکز جماعت تبلیغ زاهدان بود و در کارهای مذهبی و ترغیب و تشویق شهروندان به کارهای نیک می‌پرداخت.

  • Houri Khanpour

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    حوری خان‌پور به‌همراه همسرش اسدالله فخیمی به حبس محکوم شدند.

  • Sanaatollah Ghoreishi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Naeim Arbabi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Baluch

    Naeem Arbabi was from Asadabad, near Iranshahr, and a resident of Chabahar. He was arrested several times. According to reports, he was killed on March 13, 2024, at the age of 32, in the Chabahar Free Trade Zone by four unknown gunmen with direct hit.

  • Ahmad Goudarzi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Lor

    Ahmad Goudarzi was a wrestler from Lorestan and lived in Shahr-e Quds. He was arrested in the ceremony honoring Hadis Najafi in Karaj and was killed under torture.

  • Mehdi Sofali

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Mehdi Sofali is a sports reporter and musician. He was a producer for Chartar band in two albums. He was arrested during the national uprising in 2022.

  • Menhajollah Nouri

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Vahid Abbasi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Lor

    Vahid Abbasi is from Izeh. During the 2022 nationwide uprising, the security forces shot him in the eye and eventually arrested him.

  • Pouya Rostamipour

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Pouya Rostamipour is a soccer coach and graduate of biochemistry from Sanandaj Azad University. He was arrested during the 2022 nationwide uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Zeinab Rahimi

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Zeinab Rahimi, a journalist in the field of environment, was sentenced to a fine after reporting on the death of Armita Geravand on social networks.

  • Soma Pourmohammadi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Soma Pourmohammadi is a member of the Nozhin socio-cultural association in Sanandaj. She was arrested while following up on her husband's case.

  • Mohammad Hossein Shoaei

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    Mohammad Hossein Shoaei is a political science student at Allameh Tabatabaei University. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Saman Ghaderpour Darvish

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Saman Ghaderpour, AKA Saman Kourdeh, was 37 years old and from Oshnuyeh. He got arrested in Tehran during the 2022 nationwide uprising and was killed by the security forces under torture in an Intelligence lockup. He was born on April 21, 1985.

  • Fariba Zand Karimi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    .Fariba Zand Karimi is a teacher from Sanandaj. She was arrested during the 2022 nationwide uprising.

  • Teimour Hoseini

    Afghanistan

    Christian

    Unknown

    تیمور حسینی ملقب به کوروش، تبعه افغانستان، متاهل و پدر سه فرزند است. او در یک کلیسای خانگی در ملارد بازداشت شد.

  • Gholam Seddigh Seddighi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Mohammad Abbaszadeh

    38 years old

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Kurd

    Mohammad Abbaszadeh is an artist from Ilam and the singer of the song "Gen, Xian, Azadi". He was arrested after writing this song and at the same time as the 2022 uprising.

  • Sirous Khosravi

    Iran

    Christian

    Unknown

    سیروس خسروی نوکیش مسیحی است. او در یک کلیسای خانگی در ملارد بازداشت شد.

  • Hossein Bapirvand

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Kurd

    Hossein Bapirvand is from Dehloran. He was arrested during the 2022 national uprising.

  • Hasan Basiri

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Sara Tabrizi

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Sara Tabrizi was a resident of Tehran. In the last weeks of her life, she was under intense psychological pressure from the security agents. Ms. Tabrizi's body was found in her father's house in Tehran one day after receiving a summons to the Ministry of Intelligence. Her suspicious death received a big reaction in the media and social networks.

  • Zhila Khayer

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Zhila Khayer is a teacher and union activist from Kazerun. She was arrested at the same time as the nationwide uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Shokoufeh Yari

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Shokoufeh Yari is from Dehloran. She was arrested and convicted during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Rashed Rigi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Rashed Rigi is from Mirjaveh. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Mosleh Jafari Rameshti

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    .Mosleh Jafari Rameshti is from Sanandaj. He has been arrested twice in relation to his brother, Moslem Jafari Rameshti.

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari

    29 years old

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    فاطمه مختاری (سحر مختاری) دارای تحصیلات کارشناسی حقوق است. او دوران حبس خود را در زندان اوین به سر برده است.

  • Amir Javad Asaadzadeh

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Amir Javad Asaadzadeh, 36, was arrested and brutally tortured in Mashhad during the nationwide uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini. A day after his arrest he was transferred to the hospital where he died as a result of torture.

  • Elaheh Fouladi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    الهه فولادی در آذر ۱۴۰۲ بازداشت شد.

  • Ali Reza Adineh

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    .Ali Reza Adineh is a poet and a member of the Iranian Writers' Association. He was arrested during the national uprising in 2022.

  • yaser sabery

    Iran

    Sunni

    Unknown

    یاسر صابری شهروند اهل کامیاران است.

  • Yousef Ghodrati

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Yousef Ghodrati is from Ghaem Shahr. He was arrested during the 2022 nationwide uprising.

  • Rad Maniat

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Arab

    Rad Maniat is from Shadgan. He got arrested as part of a group case and was repeatedly tortured during interrogation. He was sentenced to prison along with several other defendants in the case while others received death sentences.

  • Mojtaba Ghenaati Khollari

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Mojtaba Ghenaati Khalari was a 28-year-old man from Shiraz and a chemistry student. He was arrested at the same time as the 2022 uprising for writing slogans and participating in street protests. A few days after the arrest, the security agents contacted his family to identify his dead body.

  • Roya Malakouti Kashefi

    Iran

    Bahá`í

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Roya Malakouti is a Bahai citizen living in Mashhad. She was arrested and sentenced to prison for her faith.

  • Narges Behyari

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    .Narges Behyari is a photographer and cinematographer in Tehran. She was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder and in one occasion she was stabbed with a knife.

  • Abdolnaser Gorgij

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    S/he was arrested as the national uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini, 22-year-old girl from Saqez, by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Karim Borvayeh

    40 years old

    Iran

    Sunni

    Arab

    .Karim Borvayeh is a teacher and political activist from Ahvaz. He was arrested a few times for his ethnic and cultural activities and was once sentenced to prison and exile. He was tortured during interrogation for his last case.

  • Mandana Sadeghi

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Kurd

    Mandana Sadeghi is a writer and journalist from Abadan. She had reported on the Haft-Tappeh Sugarcane company strike and protests, financial corruption in Arvand Free Zone, building collapse in Metropol, and coerced confessions of Abadni girls who were arrested during the countrywide protests in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Maryam Jalal Hosseini

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Maryam Jalal Hosseini is a teacher living in Tehran. She was arrested at the same time as the nationwide gathering of teachers in May 2023. Ms. Jalal Hosseini had been arrested once before at the same time as the 2022 uprising.

  • Amir Hossein Mokhtari

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Hojat Mirzaei

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Turk

    Hojat Mirzaei is from Tabriz. He was arrested in Tehran during the national uprising.

  • Mahour Ahmadi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Mahour Ahmadi is a poet and movie actor. She was summoned and eventually sentenced to a fine instead of imprisonment for carrying the coffin of his father, Ahmadreza Ahmadi, a prominent and famous Iranian poet, and her presence in this funeral ceremony without the obligatory hijab.

  • Ali Akbar Rigi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Ali Akbar Rigi is from Zahedan. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Yousef Moradi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Kurd

    Yousef Moradi lives in Abdanan. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Hamid Reza Rahmati

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Is a member of the teachers' union in Isfahan. His one-person demos to protest the continued arrest of activists led to his arrest.

  • Ali Rakhshani Azad

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Ali Rakhshani Azad was arrested after the first Bloody Friday massacre in Zahedan. He was 16 at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Omid Rezaei

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    امید رضایی شهروند اهل مازندران و ساکن تهران است. او هم‌زمان با خیزش سراسری در واکنش به قتل مهسا امینی بازداشت شد.

  • Samin Ehsani

    Iran

    Bahá`í

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Samin Ehsani is a children's rights activist and a Bahai citizen in Tehran. She was sentenced to five years in prison in 2011. One of her crimes was holding educational classes for Afghan children in Iran who were denied education.

  • Mohammad Omar Nourzahi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Pouria Javadi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Pouria Javadi is from Karzan county near Sirvan. He was arrested along with his wife, Maryam Haghgou, on the charge of collusion with dissident parties.

  • Mostafa Nouri

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Elham Saririzadeh

    Iran

    Unknown

    Probably Lor

    They/he/she was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Ali Reza Izadi

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Ali Reza Izadi is an author, director, filmmaker, and manager of the Rezvan bookstore. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Vahel Varseji

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Rada Fatehi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    .Rada Fatehi is from Sanandaj. She was arrested along with her two brothers, Ramin and Voria Fatehi by the Intelligence agents in Sanandaj during the 2022 nationwide uprising.

  • Siamak Davoudi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    سیامک داوودی، اهل سنندج است. او هم‌زمان با خیزش سراسری در واکنش به قتل مهسا امینی بازداشت شد.

  • Afan Mollazahi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Afan Mollazahi lives on Chabahar. He is the grandchild of Abdolrahman Chabahari, Sunni Friday imam in Chabahar. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and national uprising in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Yaser Ansari

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Kurd

    Yaser Ansari is from Abdanan. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez, by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Mohammad Rakhshani Azad

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Mohammad Rakhshani Azad was arrested after the first Bloody Friday massacre in Zahedan. He was 15 at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Hakimollah Masoud

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Ali Zarean

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    علی زارعان دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد مدیریت دولتی دانشگاه تهران است. او هم‌زمان با خیزش سراسری در واکنش به قتل مهسا امینی بازداشت شد.

  • Elham Modarresi

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Elham Modarresi is a poet living in Tehran. She was arrested mainly for her posts on social media during the national uprising in 2022.

  • Rafiollah Badakhshi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Nazanin Keynejad

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Nazanin Keynejad is a translator living in Tehran. In recent years she has been involved in producing content strategies for upstart businesses. She was arrested during the countrywide uprising in Iran in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Moslem Jafari Rameshti

    40 years old

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Moslem Jafari Rameshti (Heloe Rameshti) is a former member of a Kurdish party and an actor in the movie "Dirty Lands".

  • Mostafa Ramezani

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    مصطفی رمضانی فعال سیاسی مشروطه‌خواه است که به دلیل فعالیت‌های سیاسی خود مجموعا به ۲۲ سال حبس محکوم شده است. او به‌دلیل تلاش برای از بین‌بردن پروژکتوری که پرچم چین، روسیه و عراق را در میدان آزادی به نمایش گذاشته بود، به‌دست مأموران امنیتی جمهوری اسلامی بازداشت شد.

  • Moradolhagh Soheil

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Iliad Rahmanipour

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Turk

    Iliad (Amir Mohammad) Rahmanipour, 17 years old, disappeared during the countrywide uprising in 2022, and his body was found a few days later. The authorities have claimed suicide is the cause of death but the family believes the suicide scenario is a coverup.

  • Hadi Mirzaei

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Hadi Mirzaei (Abbas Mirzaei) is a composer, writer, and undergraduate student of electrical engineering at Beheshti University. He was arrested at the same time as the nationwide uprising of 2022.

  • Majid Shabdini Pashaki

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    مجید شب‌دینی پاشاکی شهروند اهل لاهیجان است. او هم‌زمان با خیزش سراسری در واکنش به قتل مهسا امینی بازداشت شد.

  • Aryan Rafat

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Farahnaz Nikkhou

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Farahanaz Nikkhou, an employee of the Iranian Telecommunications Department, was arrested at the Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran at the same time as the nationwide uprising of Women, Life, Freedom. Ms. Nikkhou's family did not know about her fate until several months after her arrest.

  • Mehdi Sadr

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Gholam Hazrat Bahrami

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Pouya Amri

    Iran

    Bahá`í

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .

  • Ehsanollah Adib

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Hashem Moazenzadeh

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Hashem Moazenzadeh is a surgeon and a teachers' guild activist. He was the admin of the Doctors and Law website and the former admin of the Telegram channel of doctors. He was arrested during the national uprising in response to Mahsa Amini's murder

  • Pouria Javaheri

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Pouria Javaheri is a municipality employee in Kamyaran. He was arrested and charged with Moharebeh during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Mohammad Javad Kordi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    They/he/she was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Zhina Modarres Gorji

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Zhina Modarres Gorji is a women's rights activist in Sanandaj and a member of Zhivano Association. She was also a member of the One Million Signature campaign. She was arrested during the national uprising in 2022.

  • Edris Barahouei

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Edris Barahouei is from Zahedan. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and national uprising in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Hsibollah Nazari

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Faezeh Barahouei

    24 years old

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Faezeh Barahouei is a student at Zahedan Azad University and a women's rights activist. She was arrested in a wave of arrests of activists and citizens during the protests in Sistan and Baluchestan province. The protests were in reaction to the rape of a 15-year-old girl by the chief of police of Chabahar.

  • Ameneh Zamani

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    .Ameneh Zamani is a children's rights activist and graduate of arts from Tehran Azad University. She was arrested during the 2022 national uprising.

  • Mona Afsami

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Mona Afsami is a teacher in Tehran. She was arrested during the 2022 national uprising in Iran.

  • Sina Berakpour

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    Sina Berakpour is an architecture student at Mashhad Azad University. He was arrested during the countrywide uprising in Iran in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Fahim Mobasher

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Hamed Salahshour

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Lor

    Hamed Salahshour is a driver from Izeh. He was murdered by the security forces under torture. was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Mansour Hout

    28 years old

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Mansour Hout is the son of a prominent literary figure and poet of Balochistan province and lives in Chabahar. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Maryam Karim Beigi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .Maryam Karim Beigi is the sister of Mostafa Karim Beigi, one of the protesters killed in the December 2009 uprising. She was summoned several times and eventually received a prison sentence.

  • Nezamoddin Hout

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    Nezamoddin Hout lives in Chabahar. He was arrested during the protests across Sistan and Balochistan province in response to the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by the chief of police of Chabahar and the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Yasin Fathi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    .Yasin Fathi is a civil rights activist from Dehgolan in Kurdistan province. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl from Saqez, by the morality police in Tehran.

  • Abdollah Heravi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Bashir Noori

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    بشیر نوری شهروند اهل سنندج است.

  • Yaser Fereidouni

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Lor

    Yaser Fereydouini is from Yasouj. He was arrested during the 2022 uprising.

  • Setayesh Darougheh

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .Setayesh Darougheh lives in Larestan in Fars province. She and a few others were arrested during the serial poisoning of school girls across the country. Ms. Darougheh was 16 at the time of the arrest and studied in 10th grade in one of the attacked schools.

  • Mohammad Rasoul Ghorbani

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Reza Shaker Zavardehi

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    was arrested after attending the memorial of Hadith Najafi who was killed during the national uprising in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini. He was charged with spreading corruption on earth.

  • Mehdi Mohammadifard

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    .Mehdi Mohammadifard is from Noshahr. He was arrested when he was 18 during the national uprising of 2022 and was sentenced to death in a vague and rushed trial.

  • Gholam Sakhi Hashemi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Samaneh Asghari

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Unknown

    .Samaneh Asghari is an engineering student at Kharazmi University and a children's rights activist. She was arrested during the nationwide uprising triggered by the murder of Mahsa Amini.

  • Voria Amiri

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    .Voria Amiri is from Kamyaran. He was 18 at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Najmoddin Hamidi

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Shahriar Adeli

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Shahriyar Adeli was from Sardasht and he was 27 years old at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder. 17 days after his arrest, Shahriyar died at the hospital from stomach bleeding due to severe torture at the hands of security forces.

  • Abbas Sharifi

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Abbas Sharifi is from Behshahr. He was arrested during the 2022 uprising and sentenced to prison.

  • Sajjad Eslamizadeh

    Iran

    Probably Shiaa

    Probably Fars / Gilak / Mazandarani

    Sajjad Eslamizadeh works at a home supply store in Ahvaz. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Masoud Farhikhteh

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    .Masoud Farhikhteh is a member of the board of the teachers' guild in Islamshahr. He was arrested during the national uprising triggered by Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Samiollah Foroutan

    Afghanistan

    Sunni

    Unknown

    He is an Afghanistani national studying at Darul Uloom Makki in Zahedan at the time of his arrest. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising in 2022 and the protests at the Friday prayers in Zahedan and was transferred to Al-Ghadir immigrant camp. The arrests are part of the state's effort to pressure Sunni clergy in Sistan & Baluchistan.

  • Arsalan Divargar

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Arsalan Divargar is from Kamyaran. He was arrested during the nationwide uprising triggered by Mahsa Mini's murder.

  • Mansour Rezaei

    Iran

    Probably Sunni

    Kurd

    Mansour Rezaei is the brother of Naser Rezaei who was killed in the November 2019 protests. He was arrested during the countrywide uprising in reaction to Mahsa Amini's murder.

  • Tahereh Bajravani

    41 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    Tahereh Bajrovani lives is the wife of Ali Fatuhi Kohsare, a victim of the November 2018 protests. Ms. Bajravani, and some families of protesters killed in November 2018 started a movement demanding the identification and trial of the perpetrators of the murder of their loved ones and the protesters in November 2018.

  • Emad Heydari

    Iran

    Sunni

    Arab

    Emad Heydari is a new Sunni convert and ethnic activist from Ahvaz. He was arrested four times for his activities. In his last arrest, he suspiciously died at 31 in an Intelligence Ministry lockup in Ahvaz. He was arrested during the countrywide uprising in reaction to the murder of Mahsa Amini.