Human Rights Violators – Individuals

  • Human Rights Violator: Saeed Mortazavi

    Human Rights Violator: Saeed Mortazavi

    Saeed Mortazavi is one of the most nefarious judges in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s judiciary for his record of violations of human rights. Closure of 120 newspapers and publications and widespread arrests of journalists and newspaper editors are only a fraction of his track record during his eight years as a trial judge in the media court.

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  • Human Rights Violator:Ali Mohammad Besharati Jahromi

    Human Rights Violator:Ali Mohammad Besharati Jahromi

    As a founding member of Qanat (aqueduct) group, also known as 15th of Khordad, he spearheaded kidnapping, torture and murder of dissidents around Jahrom prior to the 1979 revolution.

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  • Human Rights Violator:Azizollah Rajabzadeh

    Human Rights Violator:Azizollah Rajabzadeh

    Azizollah Rajabzadeh Former Head of Tehran Police (until January 2010). As Commander of the Law Enforcement Forces in the Greater Tehran, Azizollah Rajabzadeh is the highest ranking accused in the case of abuses in Kahrizak Detention Center.

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  • Human Rights Violator:Mohammad Imani Yamchi

    Human Rights Violator:Mohammad Imani Yamchi

    In his capacity as judge at the appeals court, Mohammad Imani Yamchi has demonstrated a pattern of disregard for independence in judgement, by confirming unjust and illegal judgements against civil rights and social activists. More specifically, he routinely has approved all judgements issued in security cases.

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  • Human Rights Violator:Rasoul Jalili

    Human Rights Violator:Rasoul Jalili

    In his official capacity as a member of High Cyber Council and founder of software and hardware development companies used by the government, Rasoul Jalili is responsible for filtering sites and blocking access to information.

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  • Human Rights Violator: Hasan Babaie

    Human Rights Violator: Hasan Babaie

    Name Hasan Babaie  Background 7 March 2011 to present:        Deputy Social Justice for Prevention of Judicial Crime -Kurdistan Province[1] 2009 to 2011:                          Judge at Branch 1 of the Public and […]

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  • Human Rights Violator: Ali Shabani

    Human Rights Violator: Ali Shabani

    Ali Shabani was the presiding judge over cases involving social, political and Arab Ahvazi rights activists and directly responsible for failure to observe due process of law, and heavy, unjust and unjustified sentences

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  • Human Rights Violator: Gholam Hossein Ramezani

    Human Rights Violator: Gholam Hossein Ramezani

    Name Gholam Hossein Ramezani   Background March 2012 to present:                       Security Chief at Ministry of Defense[1] October 2009 to March 2012:             Chief of Protection and Security at Islamic […]

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  • Human Rights Violator:Hossein Taeb

    Human Rights Violator:Hossein Taeb

    Hossein Taeb’s involvement in violations of human rights include notable during various periods and positions he held in IRGC and Basij. Repression of university students, Parallel Intelligence Apparatus (PIA) operation, repression of rioters after the disputed 2009 presidential election, case of the murder of Taraneh Mousavi, case of gerdab, and involvement in repression of Bashar al-Assad’s opposition groups in Syria are examples of Hossein Taeb playing a major role in violation of human rights.

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  • Human Rights Violator: Mostafa Pourmohammadi

    Human Rights Violator: Mostafa Pourmohammadi

    Having held sensitive and key security/intelligence positions from the early years of the Islamic revolution, Mostafa Pourmohammadi played a role in widespread and systematic repression of those opposed to the Islamic Republic.

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