Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran


There once lived a person named:

General Pakravan’s bookshelves featured philosophy and history.  His own contributions to history were notable, as well.  In 1963 he pleaded against the execution of Khomeini.

Reported executions

46 November 2022
492 This Year (2022)
316 Last Year (2021)
247 In 2020
258 In 2019
261 In 2018
509 In 2017

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