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Iran Prison Atlas

Our goal is to share information on individuals, advocate for all political prisoners and highlight systematic abuses by the Islamic Republic of Iran

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  • Zeynab Esmaeili

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    Zeinab Esmaili is a member of the "Kurdistan Reconciled Mothers" group. His son Mohammed Amiri (Hawrey Leilakh) was a member of the People's Protection Units (YPG). Mr. Amiri was killed by ISIS in the Syrian war

  • Saeed Soltanpour

    Iran

    Dervish

    Lor

    He was arrested during the clashes between security forces and Gonabadi dervishes at 7th Golestan Street

  • Soheila Hejab

    Iran

    Unknown

    Kurd

    She was sentenced to prison on the charge of “cooperating with opposition groups”

  • Akbar Biranvand

    Iran

    Dervish

    Unknown

    Akbar Biranvand (Kianoush Biranvand) was arrested during the clashes between security forces and Gonabadi dervishes at 7th Golestan Street