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Iran Prison Atlas

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  • Amir Hossein Moradi

    26 years old

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    In November 2019, he was arrested simultaneously during nationwide protests. The Revolutionary Court sentenced him and two others to death. He lives in Tehran's Khazaneh district. Mr. Moradi studied computers, and he has a background in mobile, computer and software selling. Moradi was living in Germany as a refugee before, but he returned to Iran

  • 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.

  • Raheleh Rahemipour

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Unknown

    Her brother and sister-in-law were jailed in the 1980s due to membership in the Organization of Revolutionary Workers of Iran (ORWI). According to Justice for Iran, their child, Golroo Rahemipoor was separated from her mother in prison and disappeared. The Iranian government says that Golroo was sick and died during those days. But Golroo’s corpse

  • Ali Nourizad

    Iran

    Shiaa

    Turk

    He was arrested during protests related to the shot downing Ukrainian plane by IRGC rockets