Human Rights Violator:   Abolghassem Salavati

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Abolghassem Salavati

Human rights violations:

Abolghassem Salavati isJudge, 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.[1]

On  13 April 2011, the European Union published the names of 32 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes.

 

[1]EU Council statement  on 13 April 2011

 

 

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