Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

https://www.iranrights.org
Memorial
Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
Arash
Mansur
Hossein
Ahmad Ali
Sa'id
Ardeshir
Akbar
Rahman
Taleb (Abuzar)
Marta
Seyed Gholam
Hamidreza
Seyed Reza
Vahid
Hamid Reza
26402
victims of state violence are in Omid
One day, each of them was unfairly and arbitrarily deprived of his or her life

Omid Memorial

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The men and women whose stories you can read on this page are now all citizens of a silent city named Omid ("hope" in Persian). There, victims of persecution have found a common life whose substance is memory.

Omid's citizens were of varying social origins, nationalities, and religions; they held diverse, and often opposing, opinions and ideologies. Despite the differences in their personality, spirit, and moral fiber, they are all united in Omid by their natural rights and their humanity. What makes them fellow citizens is the fact that one day each of them was unfairly and arbitrarily deprived of his or her life. At that moment, while the world watched the unspeakable happen, an individual destiny was shattered, a family was destroyed, and an indescribable suffering was inflicted.

Ja'far Savari…

Mr. Savari was a building electrician and was preparing to continue his education at the college level. One of his dreams was to have a car.

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Jorge Antunez…

At 18, Jorge worked days running deliveries for a Buenos Aires bar and took night classes to complete 7th grade. One delivery destination he liked was AMIA, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association.

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