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Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Abbas Lesani

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    Abbas Lesani is a well-known Azerbaijani activist who has been arrested multiple times. He has written a book titled "Ozgurluk Haray" (Freedom Scream) which has been published with the efforts of Azerbaijani activists. The book includes a collection of articles, lectures, poems, interviews, and letters written by Mr. Lesani from prison.

  • Saeed Zeinali

    43 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    Saeed Zeinali was arrested at his home in July 1999 in the aftermath of the ‘Student Ally’ or Kooye Daneshjoo clashes between security forces and students. His family and human rights organizations inquiries as to his whereabouts have not been answered by the authorities.The authorities have refused to them any information regarding his fate