There once lived a person named:

Her father set a political example.  Various family members found their ways to prison, Ms. Chupanzadeh for her sympathies for the Mojahedin.

Reported executions

33 December 2019
251 This year (2019)
260 Last year (2018)
509 In 2017
592 In 2016
1054 In 2015
952 In 2014

From the library

The Islamic Republic of Iran is confronted with an unprecedented legitimacy crisis. This article, highlighting the heterodox character of Iran’s theocratic ideology, stresses the tectonic social and cultural changes that have resulted in society’s estrangement from the state over the past forty years in a reaction against this ideology. The nature and depth of these social and cultural changes point to a historic process that is taking Iran toward becoming the first Muslim-majority society to weave into its spiritual, social, and intellectual fabric the principled separation of religion and the state characteristic of the liberal-democratic worldview.

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.

The Cost of Defending the Rule of Law

This timeline examines four decades of persecution of lawyers in Iran. It is the first phase of a project that seeks to provide an understanding about the root causes for systematic persecution of human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers and others who have called for reform.

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

Omid Memorial

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