Hojjatoleslam Gholamreza Mansouri
No information is available about his birth and education.
- Head of Branch 9 of the State Public Prosecutor’s Office
- Head of the Culture and Media Court of the Islamic Republic from an unkown date until April 15, 2013
- Head of the District 3 Prosecutor’s Office of Tehran from March 2013 to present
Human Rights Violations (in chronological order) :
As Head of Branch 9 of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, Hojjatoleslam Gholamreza Mansouri has been involved in various human rights violations.
- Arrest and repression of journalists
Hojjatoleslam Gholamreza Mansouri issued a detention order for the arrest of 16 journalists in 2012. Multiple groups of witnesses reported that Ministry of Intelligence forces raided of Etemad, a reformist newspaper in Tehran, and arrested the newspaper’s staff.
- Internet censorship
In September 2012, Hojjatoleslam Gholamreza Mansouri issued orders to seize the headquarters of Shargh, an independent daily newspaper, and detain its Editor in Chief, because of a cartoon.
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