Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Sepideh Qolian

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Lor

    Is a veterinary student in Ahvaz. She was arrested in the same city. The reason for Sepideh Qolyan's arrest in 2016 was her civil and human rights activism about the situation of unknown prisoners and Ahvaz's environmental condition. In 2018, she was arrested due to her solidarity with Haft-Tapeh workers' protests.

  • Zeynab Jalalian

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    She is from the village of Diem Gheshlagh in Maku, after her arrest she was condemned to execution for “Combating the sacred through membership in PJAK.” Activists and human rights organizations have condemned the verdict, torture, conditions of incarceration and inattention to medical care

  • Shahnaz Akmali (Karimbeigi)

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Shahnaz Akmali (Shahnaz Karimbeigi) is a Human Rights activist. Her son, Mostafa Karimbeigi, was killed during the protests after the 2009 elections, and since then the Karimbeigi family has been under persecution by security forces

  • Mohsen Lorestani

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Kurd

    محسن لرستانی (محسن پورمست) خواننده اهل کرمانشاه است. او یکی از خواننده‌های محبوب در میان قومیت‌های کرد و لر است؛ علاوه بر آن چند مورد از آثار وی شهرت زیادی در ایران دارد. آقای لرستانی به اتهام ایجاد یک گروه اینستاگرامی ویژه افراد تراجنسی، بازداشت شد

  • Saman Zandian

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    سامان زندیان و چند تن از همراهان وی، جهت حمایت از زندانیان مخالف با حجاب اجباری، اقدام به پخش گل میان مردم کرده بودند؛ ویدئو آن در شبکه‌های اجتماعی قابل مشاهده است. این موضوع موجب بازداشت او شد

  • Neda Naji

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    He was arrested on World Labor Day