Human Rights Sanctions

  • 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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  • Justice for Iran Demands EU to Provide Supervising Mechanisms

    Justice for Iran Demands EU to Provide Supervising Mechanisms

    While JFI welcomes the decisive action taken by the European Union in sanctioning Iran’s worst human rights offenders and its recognition that respect for human rights is non-negotiable in its […]

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  • E.U. sanctions 32 Iranian officials for human rights abuses

    TEHRAN – The European Union on Thursday imposed travel bans and other sanctions against 32 Iranian police commanders, judges and prison wardens who, the bloc says, have committed human rights […]

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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: 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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  • Human Rights Violator:Gholam- Hossein Mohseni-Ejei

    Human Rights Violator:Gholam- Hossein Mohseni-Ejei

    Prosecutor General of Iran since September 2009 and spokesman of the Judiciary (former Intelligence minister during the 2009 elections). While he was Intelligence minister during the election, intelligence agents under his command were responsible for detention, torture and extraction of false confessions under pressure from hundreds of activists, journalists, dissidents, and reformist politicians. In addition, political figures were coerced into making false confessions under unbearable interrogations, which included torture, abuse, blackmail, and the threatening of family members.

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