Human Rights Violators Database

  • Human Rights Violator:  Mohammad Moghisseh (Nasserian)

    Mohammad Moghisseh (Nasserian) is Judge, Head of Tehran Revolutionary Court, branch 28. He is in charge of post-election cases. He issued long prison sentences during unfair trials for social, political activists and journalists and several death sentences for protesters and social and political activists.

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  • Human Rights Violator:  Abbas Jafari Dolat Abadai

    Human Rights Violator:  Abbas Jafari Dolat Abadai

    bbas Jafari Dolat Abadai is Prosecutor general of Tehran since August 2009. Dolatabadi’s office indicted a large number of protesters, including individuals who took part in the December 2009 Ashura Day protests. He ordered the closure of Karroubi’s office in September 2009 and the arrest of several reformist politicians, and he banned two reformist political parties in June 2010. His office charged protesters with the charge of Muharebeh, or enmity against God, which carries a death sentence, and denied due process to those facing the death sentence. His office has also targeted and arrested reformists, human rights activists, and members of the media, as part of a broad crackdown on the political opposition

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  • Human Rights Violator:  Hodjatoleslam Seyed Mohammad Soltani

    Human Rights Violator:  Hodjatoleslam Seyed Mohammad Soltani

    Name:Hodjatoleslam Seyed Mohammad Soltani   Human rights violations: Judge, Mashhad Revolutionary Court. Trials under his jurisdiction have been conducted summarily and inside closed session, without adherence to basic rights of […]

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  • Human Rights Violator:   Abolghassem Salavati

    Human Rights Violator:   Abolghassem Salavati

    Abolghassem Salavati is Judge, Head of Tehran Revolutionary Court, branch 15. In charge of the post-election cases, he was the Judge presiding the “show trials” in summer 2009, he condemned to death two monarchists that appeared in the show trials. He has sentenced more than a hundred political prisoners, human rights activists and demonstrators to lengthy prison sentences.

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  • Human Rights Violator: Gholam-HosseinEsmaili

    Human Rights Violator: Gholam-HosseinEsmaili

    Gholam-Hossein Esmaili was head of Iran’s Prisons Organisation. In this capacity, he was complicit to the massive detention of political protesters and covering up abuses performed in the jailing system.

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  • Human Rights Violator: Mostafa  Bozorgnia 

    Mostafa Bozorgnia was head of ward 350 of Evin Prison. He unleashed on a number of occasions disproportionate violence upon prisoners

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  • Human Rights Violator: Ali-Akbar Yasaghi

    Ali-Akbar Yasaghi is Judge of Mashhad Revolutionary Court. Trials under his jurisdiction have been conducted summarily and inside closed session, without adherence to basic rights of the accused. As execution rulings were issued en masse, death sentences were issued without proper observance of fair hearing procedures

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  • Human Rights Violator: Ahmad  Zargar

    Ahmad Zargar Is Judge, Tehran Appeals Court, branch 36. He confirmed long-term jail warrants and death warrants against protesters

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  • Human Rights Violator: Malek Adjar-Sharifi

    Human Rights Violator: Malek Adjar-Sharifi

    Malek Adjar-Sharifi is head of East Azerbaidjan Judiciary. He was responsible for Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani’s trial.

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  • Human Rights Violator: Abbas pir-Abbasi

    Human Rights Violator: Abbas pir-Abbasi

    Abbas pir-Abbasi is Tehran Revolutionary Court, branches 26 and 28. He is in charge of post-election cases, he issued long prison sentences during unfair trials against human rights activists and has issued several death sentences for protesters

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