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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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  • Amir Pourang Sarmadi Tehrani

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    .Amir Sarmadi Tehrani was arrested for his activities on social media and supporting fourteen dissidents demanding the resignation of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Mr. Sarmadi is known as a monarchist activist.

  • Ahmad Reza Jalali

    Iran

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Post-doctorate in Unexpected Accidents and a Swedish resident. His arrest was reported months later. Mr. Jalali was accused of "Cooperation with the enemy". He is a researcher at University of Eastern Piedmont in Italy in Crisis Management. He is a Univerity professor at Brussels and also cooperates with a Swedish university

  • Nasrin Sotoudeh

    57 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    Nasrin Sotoudeh is a prominent human rights lawyer who has been working with the press since the early 1990s, defending numerous political and human rights cases since the early 2000s. Her work has been recognized by Sakharov, the European Union, and many others.

  • 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.

  • Soheil Arabi

    35 years old

    Iran

    Unknown

    Kurd

    Soheil Arabi was sentenced to death because of his posts on Facebook. This sentence was later changed to a prison sentence. He teaches French and English languages to the prisoners in prison