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Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Ali Khasraji

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Arab

    He was arrested along with two others on the charge of "participating in an armed attack on 23rd Mojahed Alley of Ahvaz Police Station”. The court sentenced him to death

  • Navid Afkari Sangari

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    Navid (Farshid)‌ Afkari was sentenced to prison and death for participating in the August 2018 protests in Shiraz. Iran's judiciary has claimed that he committed murder during the protests. He was tortured during his interrogation process.

  • Rouhollah Zam

    42 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    Ruhollah Zam is a founder of Amad News (Sedaye Mardom) website and channel. By publishing controversial news, Amad News had become one of the most well-known and influential Telegram channels. During the early 2018 demonstrations, the channel had more than two million followers. In addition to Mr Zam, his family were also pressured by the security

  • Habib Afkari Sangari

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    Habib Afkari Sangari was arrested and sentenced to prison for participating in the August 2018 protests in Shiraz. His brother was also sentenced to death for allegedly killing a security agent.

  • Vahid Afkari Sangari

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    He was sentenced to a long-term prison for participating in the August 2018 protests in Shiraz. Iran's judiciary claims that he "assisted in murder" at the same time as the protests. He was "tortured" by officers during interrogation. He had committed suicide twice for "severe torture"

  • Saeed Tamjidi

    28 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests. The Revolutionary Court sentenced him and two others to death. He lives in Tehran's Khazaneh district. Mr. Tamjidi was an electrical engineering student when he got arrested

  • Amir Hossein Moradi

    26 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests. The Revolutionary Court sentenced him and two others to death. He lives in Tehran's Khazaneh district. Mr. Moradi studied computers, and he has a background in mobile, computer and software selling. Moradi was living in Germany as a refugee before, but he returned to Iran

  • Mohammad Rajabi

    26 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Lor

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests. The Revolutionary Court sentenced him and two others to death. He lives in Tehran's Khazaneh district

  • Heydar Ghorbani

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    He was arrested on charges such as "collaborating with the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran." Mr. Ghorbani is accused of "killing" several citizens of Kamyaran with the "cooperation" of the Kurdistan Democratic Party's members. He was sentenced to prison for "murder" and sentenced to death for "Baghi (armed rebellion against the state)"

  • Ako Karami

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests

  • Shaker Behrouzi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Mr. Behroozi was a member of one of the Kurdish parties before returning to Iran. He returned to Iran on a safe-conduct but arrested by the IRGC later

  • Hossein Silavi

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Arab

    He was arrested along with two others on the charge of "participating in an armed attack on 23rd Mojahed Alley of Ahvaz Police Station”. The court sentenced him to death