There once lived a person named:

Mr. Bahmani had lost his father during childhood and had worked at a turnery [workshop] in Marivan. He was a seminary student in Sanandaj and had memorized all of the Qur’an.

Reported executions

27 April 2017
205 This year (2017)
567 Last year (2016)
1052 In 2015
964 In 2014
913 In 2013
579 In 2012

From the library

Iranian judicial authorities claim lex talionis is essentially Islamic. Its history, uses, and purposes are much more complex.

INTERRUPTED LIVES: Portraits of Student Repression in Iran

"Interrupted Lives" is a traveling exhibit that tells the story of Iranian students who have been punished for expressing their beliefs. Thousands have been victims of politically motivated arrests or executions during the past three decades.

Working towards peaceful transition in Iran
by documenting human rights abuses and promoting democratic values

Omid Memorial

Home to thousands of executed victims of all ages and all walks of life.
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Don’t let those whose lives were cut short be forgotten. If you know of a victim click here ❯