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Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Amir Hossein Moradi

    26 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    He was arrested during November 2019 nationwide protests. The Revolutionary Court sentenced him to death. He is from Tehran's Khazaneh neighborhood. Moradi was living in Germany as a refugee before, but he returned to Iran later.

  • Rouhollah Zam

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

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

  • Abbas Lesani

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    Abbas Lesani is a well-known Azerbaijani activist who has been arrested several times. A book called "Ozgurluk Harayi" (Shout for Freedom), which includes a collection of articles, speeches, poems, interviews, and letters of Mr. Lesani from prison has been published by Azerbaijani activists

  • Salar Ghazzali

    Iran

    Sunni

    Kurd

    He was arrested on the charge of "cooperating with opposition groups."

  • Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Fars

    Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was arrested and sentenced to prison for her political and human rights activities and also an unpublished story.

  • Hamed Ghareh Oghlani

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    He is from Urmia and studied architecture. He has been working on setting up CCTV cameras.

  • Abdolrahim Kouhi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    He was in instructor at the Manba ol-Oloom Seminary in Kouh Van.

  • Amanollah Baluchi

    Iran

    Sunni

    Baluch

    He is the son of Habibollah, the Friday Imam for Kiskhour Sarbaz Village, located in the south of Sistan and Baluchestan Province. He also known as Amin Balochzehi.