Political Prisoners

  • “Any Hopes for Truth?”: New book compares MENA and Caucasus disappearances

    “Any Hopes for Truth?”: New book compares MENA and Caucasus disappearances

    Justice for Iran, 21 May 2019 — Experts on enforced disappearances warned that  the efforts to seek rights to truth and justice continue to be suppressed and forgotten in the […]

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  • Iran: Release Political Prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared

    Iran: Release Political Prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared

    Behind Bars Unjustly Since 2009, Eligible for Release in 2017 May 20, 2019—Iran must end the cruel and unlawful imprisonment of Maryam Akbari-Monfared, who has already served nearly ten years […]

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  • The Face of Crime

    The Face of Crime

    IranWire– On the fortieth anniversary of the 1979 referendum that approved the establishment of the Islamic Republic, Justice for Iran (JFI) has published the first in a series of books […]

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  • Iran: Maximum Impunity

    Iran: Maximum Impunity

    Submission to the 34th Session of the United Nation Human Rights Council for the third circle of the Universal Periodic Review of the Islamic Republic of Iran Justice for Iran […]

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  • Call to action: Tell Iran to end the harassment of human rights defenders

    Call to action: Tell Iran to end the harassment of human rights defenders

    20 March 2019- Based on a joint communiqué from the League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran (LDDHI) and Justice for Iran, The Observatory for the Protection of […]

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  • Help preserve the historical memory of Khavaran’s mass graves

    Help preserve the historical memory of Khavaran’s mass graves

    The Mothers of Khavaran make weekly visits to the mass graves at Khavaran cemetery in Tehran. Help them preserve the historical memories of Iran’s 1988 Massacre and the political prisoners […]

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  • Criminal Ebrahim Raisi Appointed as Iran’s Judiciary Chief

    Criminal Ebrahim Raisi Appointed as Iran’s Judiciary Chief

    On 7 March 2019, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi to head Iran’s judiciary. As a former member of the “Death Commitee,” Raisi played a major role in […]

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  • Human Rights Violator: Morteza Eshraghi

    Human Rights Violator: Morteza Eshraghi

    Full Name:Morteza Eshraghi Biography:No information is available on his birth and education. Positions:⦁ Prosecutor at the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, most likely from 1986 to 1989⦁ Judge at Branch 1 […]

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  • Human Rights Violator: Judge “Moradi”

    Human Rights Violator: Judge “Moradi”

    Full Name: Judge “Moradi” Biography: No information is available about his birth and education. Positions: Head of Branch 1 at the Revolutionary Court in Kermanshah Human Rights Violations (in chronological […]

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  • Human Rights Violator: Mohammad-Jafar Montazeri

    Human Rights Violator: Mohammad-Jafar Montazeri

    Full Name: Mohammad-Jafar Montazeri Biography: Mohammad-Jafar Montazeri was born in Qom in 1948. He was educated in a seminary. Positions: Judge at the Revolutionary Courts since 1980 Founder of the […]

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