Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Mohammad Nourizad

    67 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    Mohammad Nourizad is one of the most famous political activists in the country. Mr. Nourizad is a member of the Legam, director and painter living in Tehran. He has been a supporter of the Iranian government and had a close friendship with Ali Khamenei. In the '80s, he declared his opposition to the Islamic Republic of Iran

  • 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

  • Parvaz Naseri

    Iran

    Unknown

    Kurd

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests

  • Kaveh Darolshafa

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests

  • Arman Vafaei

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    He was arrested in the collective arrest of environmentalists and members of the Vahdat Melli (Iran National Union Party) in Kurdistan

  • Mehdi Hajati

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    He was a member of Shiraz City Council. Mehdi Hajati was sentenced to prison due to his support for the rights of Baha’i citizens