18/04/2012 Detainee Charts, Reported Cases

Detained Bahá’ís, Students, and Women, and Kurdish Prisoners Sentenced to Death – April 2012

The tables below contain the names of Bahá’ís, female prisoners of conscience, and students who have been detained and a list of Kurdish prisoners who have been sentenced to death. The names are current as of 18 April 2012.


I. 97 Bahá’ís imprisoned in Iran as of 6 January 2012
II. 32 Students Currently Detained
III. 19 Female Prisoners of Conscience Currently Detained
IV. 15 Kurdish Detainees Sentenced to Death


Bahá’ís imprisoned in Iran as of 6 January 2012

Name

Arrest Date

Trial / Court Order Issued

Sentence

1

Miss Raha Sabet

1) 19-May-06; 2) 19-Nov-07

Jul 29, 2007

4 years imprisonment

2

Mrs. Mahvash Sabet

Mar 5, 2008

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

3

Mrs. Fariba Kamalabadi Taefi

1) 26-Jul-05; 2) 14-May-08

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

4

Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani

1) 25-Sep-07; 2) 14-May-08

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

5

Mr. Afif Naeimi

May 14, 2008

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

6

Mr. Saeid Rezaie

May 14, 2008

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

7

Mr. Behrouz Tavakkoli

1) 26-Jul-05; 2) 14-May-08

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

8

Mr. Vahid Tizfahm

May 14, 2008

Trial ended 14-Jun-10

20 years imprisonment

9

Mr. Mehran Bandi

May 29, 2008

Verdict: 28- Aug-08; 10- Sep-08

3.5 years imprisonment and 3 years internal exile to Shahrbabak (Kerman). Tried and acquitted of other charges

10

Mr. Enayatollah Haghighatjou

1) 13-Nov-07; 2) 30-Sep-08

Sep 30, 2008

1.5 years imprisonment; suspended 4 years

11

Mr. Saman Sabeti

1) 04-Feb-09; 2) 20- Nov-10

Verdict: 13- Aug-09; Appeal: 18- Jan-10 sentence upheld

6 months imprisonment (suspended); fined 3 million rials

12

Mr. Mohammad Reza Kandi

1) 09-Apr-08; 2) 25- Apr-09

Unknown

7 months imprisonment

13

Ms. Mehrangiz Hosseini

1) Unknown; 2) 16-Aug-09

Unknown

1 year Ta‟ziri imprisonment

14

Mr. Zabihollah Raoufi

Aug 21, 2009

Aug 28, 2009

1 year imprisonment

15

Mr. Alibakhsh Bazrafkan

Oct 31, 2009

Dec 7, 2009

2.5 years imprisonment and 5 years of internal exile

16

Ms. Simin Ghaffari

Feb 11, 2010

N/A

N/A

17

Ms. Manijeh Nasrollahi (Monzavian)

1) 17-Jun-09

1) 28-Aug-09; 2) Appeal

3.5 years imprisonment

18

Ms. Rozita Vaseghi

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 16-Mar-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld and 2 years added on appeal; 5 years imprisonment on separate charges

19

Mrs. Nahid Ghadiri

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 16-Mar-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld on appeal;
5 years imprisonment on separate charge = 10 years total

20

Ms. Sahba Khademideljoo

1) 04-Apr-09; 2) 23-May-10

Dec 22, 2009

1 year imprisonment

21

Ms. Sorour Sorourian

1) 10-Apr-09; 2) 23-May-10

Dec 22, 2009

1 year imprisonment

22

Mr. Moshtagh Samandari

Jun 8, 2010

N/A

N/A

23

Mr. Davar Nabilzadeh

1) 19-Aug-05; 2) 13-Jul-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld on appeal

24

Ms. Nasrin Ghadiri

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 15-Jul-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; reduced to 2 years on appeal

25

Ms. Sima Rajabian (Rahimian)

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 15-Jul-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; reduced to 2 years on appeal

26

Mr. Kaviz Noozdahi

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 22-Jul-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; reduced to 2 years on appeal

27

Mr. Houman Bakhtavar

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 03-Aug-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment reduced to 2 years on appeal

28

Mr. Hossein Shayegan

Aug 24, 2010

Oct 2, 2010

1 years imprisonment then 1 year of internal exile to Saravan in Sistan and Baluchistan

29

Mr. Ali Ehsani

1) Unknown; 2) 06-Apr-09; 3) 22-Sep-10

Jun 9, 2010

2 years imprisonment, fined ~US$500, 2 years internal exile

30

Mr. Vahid Ghodrat

1) 1982; 2) 18-Sep-10

1) Unknown; 2) 2005 or 06 ?

6 years imprisonment; 1 year imprisonment

31

Mr. Vahid Ighani

Oct 16, 2010

N/A

N/A

32

Mrs. Soheila Motallebi

1) 20-Aug-05; 2) 22- Nov-08; 3) Unknown

2) 7-Jun-09

9 months imprisonment; fined 300,000 tuman

33

Mr. Jalayer Vahdat

1) 04-Aug-05; 2) 26- Jan-09; 3) 24-Oct-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld on appeal

34

Mrs. Sima Eshraghi (Aghdaszadeh)

1) Ordered to appear; 06-Aug-05; 2) 26-Jan- 09; 3) 24-Oct-10

1) 25-Oct-09; 2) Appeal

5 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld on appeal

35

Mr. Jamal Choupani

Nov 3, 2010

N/A

N/A

36

Mr. Siamak Ighani

1) 27-Apr-09; 2) 6-Nov-10

Trial: 30-Jun- 09; 8-Jul-09; Appeal: Oct-10

3 years imprisonment; Sentence upheld on appeal

37

Mr. Majid Safari

Nov 21, 2010

N/A

N/A

38

Mr. Yegan

Nov 21, 2010

N/A

N/A

39

Mr. Serajollah Kian

Nov 21, 2010

N/A

N/A

40

Mr. Masoud Atayian

1) 18-Nov-08; 2) 28-Nov-10

Jan 25, 2010

10 months imprisonment

41

Mrs. Shiva Karimi

Dec 28, 2010

Apr 13, 2011

1 year imprisonment

42

Mrs. Homeyra Parvizi

Dec 28, 2010

Apr 13, 2011

1 year imprisonment

43

Mr. Navid Marghi

Dec 28, 2010

Apr 13, 2011

1 year imprisonment

44

Mrs. Sholeh Taef

1) 18-May-05; 2) 19-Dec-09; 3) 01-Jan-11

Feb 18, 2010

1 year imprisonment and 2 years internal exile

45

Mr. Ehsan Amouzegar

Dec 30, 2010

N/A

N/A

46

Mr. Akbar Arsalani

Dec 30, 2010

N/A

N/A

47

Mr. Feizollah Rowshan

1) 01-Nov-06; 2) 18-Nov-07; 3) 06-Dec-08; 4) 15-Jan-11

24-Apr-07; 19-Aug-07: Obtained conditional release

1 year imprisonment and 4 years internal exile; (reduced to 1) Remaining internal exile commuted to additional 6 months imprisonment

48

Mr. Farhoud Aghdasi

Jan 30, 2011

Apr 13, 2011

1 year imprisonment

49

Mr. Changiz Dargahi

Jan 30, 2011

Apr 13, 2011

1 year imprisonment

50

Mr. Saeed Hashemi

Feb 13, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

51

Mr. Farhad Amri

Jan 1, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

52

Mr. Misagh Afshar

Feb 14, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

53

Mr. Shahin Shafaie

Feb 12, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

54

Mr. Badiollah Lohrasb

Feb 21, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

55

Mr. Peyman Kashfi

1) 19-Oct-09; 2) 13-Feb-11

Jun 15, 2010

4 years imprisonment

56

Mr. Afshin Safaieyan

Feb 27, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

57

Mr. Mesbah Monghate

Mar 18, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

58

Ms. Sara Mahboubi

1) 24-Jun-10; 2) 9-Apr-11

Unknown

Unknown

59

Mr. Behzad Zabihi

1) 22-Feb-11; 2) 10-Apr-11

Unknown

Unknown

60

Mr. Vesal Mahboubi

Apr 25, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

61

Mr. Farnoud Mohammadzadeh

Jan 17, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

62

Mr. Behrang Mohseni

Jan 17, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

63

Mr. Kamran Mortezaie

May 22, 2011

Sep 25, 2011

5 years imprisonment

64

Ms. Noushin Khadem

May 22, 2011

Sep 27, 2011

4 years imprisonment

65

Mr. Mahmoud Badavam

May 22, 2011

Sep 27, 2011

4 years imprisonment

66

Mr. Ramin Zibaie

May 22, 2011

Unknown

4 years imprisonment

67

Mr. Farhad Sedghi

May 22, 2011

Sep 20, 2011

4 years imprisonment

68

Mr. Danial Ouji

May 22, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

69

Mr. Riaz Sobhani

Jun 14, 2011

Unknown

4 years imprisonment

70

Mr. Behfar Khanjani

1) 05-Jan-10; 2) 21-Jun-11

May 4, 2010

4 years imprisonment

71

Ms. Sanaz Tafazoli

Jun 27, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

72

Ms. Nika Barazandehniya

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

73

Mrs. Jila Rezvani (Ghanei)

Jul 6, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

74

Mrs. Saideh Foroughi (Negari)

Jul 6, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

75

Ms. Mitra Azmayandeh

Jul 3, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

76

Mr. Hajir Septo

Jul 11, 2011

May 22, 2011

Unknown

77

Mr. Vahed Kholousi

Aug 23, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

78

Ms. Samin Ehsani

Aug 17, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

79

Mr. Afshin Heyratian

Jun 3, 2010

Unknown

4 years imprisonment

80

Mr. Emamgholi Behamin

Aug 24, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

81

Mr. Janali Rasteh

Aug 24, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

82

Mr. Rouzali Makideh

Aug 24, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

83

Mr. Kamran Rahimian

Sep 14, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

84

Mr. Shakib Nasrullah

Sep 14, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

85

Mr. Kayvan Rahimian

Sep 14, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

86

Mr. Hassanali Delavarmanesh

Sep 4, 2011

Unknown

Unknown

87

Mr. Afshin Ighani

1) 18-May-05; 2) 05-Jan-10

Unknown

Unknown

88

Mr. Didar Raoufi

1) 14-Jan-09; 2) 16-Oct-11

Unknown

3 years imprisonment

89

Mrs. Sousan Badavam (Farhangi)

23-Oct-11; or 24- Oct-11

Unknown

Unknown

90

Ms. Nadia Asadian (Abdu‟l-Hamidi)

23-Oct-11; or 24- Oct-11

Unknown

Unknown

91

Ms. Shiva Kashaninejad (Samiian)

23-Oct-11; or 24- Oct-11

Unknown

Unknown

92

Mr. Anvar Moslemi

1) 22-Nov-08; 2) 3- Aug-09 or 5-Aug-09; 3) 12-Nov-11

7-Jun-09; Trial: 08-Sep- 09?

1 year imprisonment; 300,000 túman fine

93

Mr. Vahdat Dana

1) 25-May-05; 2) 25-Apr-09; 3) 30-Nov-11

Nov 9, 2009

10 months imprisonment (suspended)

94

Mr. Kayvan Karami

1) 21-Feb-09; 2) 30-Nov-11

Nov 9, 2009

10 months imprisonment (suspended)

95

Mr. Bakhtiyar Rasekhi

1) 6-Jan-12

N/A

N/A

96

Mrs. Farahnaz Naeimi (Rasekhi)

1) 6-Jan-12

N/A

N/A

97

Ms. Farin Rasekhi

1) 6-Jan-12

N/A

N/A

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32 Students Currently Detained

Table I

32 Students Currently Detained

Name

Charges

Sentence

Arrest Date

Details

Ali Ajami

Propaganda and conspiracy against the regime

4 years

2/1/10

Sentence later reduced to 2 years

Javad Alikhani

no information

5 years

Fall 2007

Sentence later reduced to 3 years.

Peyman Aref

Propaganda against the regime

1 year

2/1/10

2009 Elections. Charged 03/2010. Sentenced to a lifetime ban from journalism and any membership in political parties

Insulting the President

74 lashes

As‟ad Bagheri

no information

no information

Sep 2011

Rahim Bajor

no information

no information

10/13/11

no information

Babak Dashab

Assembly & conspiracy against national security

6 years

2/1/09

Sentence later reduced to 5 years; Some reports show 2/3 of his sentenced was forgiven on the occasion of Fetr Eiid

Propaganda against the regime

Majid Dorri

Muharebeh

11 years

7/1/09

ACRE member, Charged 12/2009, Sentence reduced to 6.5 years

Acting against national security

Disturbing public order

Mahdie Golrou

Propaganda against the regime

2 years  4 months

12/1/09

3.4 years total- combined with 1 year suspended imprisonment for similar charges. Sentence later reduced to 2 years on 07/25/2010

Assembly and collusion to disrupt national security

Kouhyar Goudarzi

Propaganda against the regime

1 year

1/1/09 12:00 AM

Election Protestor, Arrested again 07/31/2011 Held Incommunicado, charge unknown

Saiid Jalalifar

Assembly & conspiracy against national security

3 years

8/1/11

2nd arrest (December 2009, 4 months detention without charges) Banned from education,

Propaganda against the regime

Bahareh Hedayat

Conspiracy against the regime

7.5 years

12/31/09

Student activist arrested on 5 separate occasions. 9.5 years total- combined with 2 years of suspended imprisonment for acting against national security, member of the Islamic Student Association

Insulting the Supreme Leader

Insulting the President

Propaganda against the regime

Mehdi Khodaii

Acting against national security

7 years

3/1/09

Charged 10/2010

Propaganda against the regime

Omid Kokabee

Assembly and collusion to disrupt national security

pending trial conclusion

Feb-11

Trial 10/04/2011. Texas University student being held for having contact with “hostile countries”

Habibollah Latifi***

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

Oct-07

Charged 07/2008; Awaiting execution

Shabnam Madadzadeh

Muharebeh

5 years

2/20/08

Former political secretary of Tarbiat Moalem’s Islamic Student association; Banned from education. Charged 02/20/2009

Acting against national security

Hossein Ronaghi Malaki

Membership in Iran Proxy Network

15 years

Dec-09

Charged 10/2010. Member of Iran Proxy as an anti-filtering group who has tried to combat against censorship on the Internet

Insulting the Supreme Leader and President by blogging

Ali Malihi

Acting against national security

4 years

2/19/10

$100 fine for Insulting the President

Arash Mohammadi

no information

Not Provided

11/1/11

Rojin Mohammadi

no information

10/30/11

Held Incommunicado, charge unknown.

Siavash Mohammadi

no information

Not Provided

11/1/11

Ali-Akbar Mohammadzadeh

Illegal assembly/propaganda against the regime

6 years

2/15/11

Hamed Rouhi Nejad

Communication with one of the opposition- Anjoman Padeshahi

Death Penalty

Apr-09

2009 Elections. Sentence later reduced to 11 years.

Atefeh Nabavi

Conspiracy & propaganda against the regime

4 Years

6/15/09

acquitted of the charge of ” having relations with MEK”. Sentence later reduced to 3 years.

Zia Nabavi

Gathering and colluding against national security

3 years

6/15/09

Propaganda against the system

1 year

Disturbing public order

1 year

Links to and co- operation with the PMOI

10 years to be served in internal exile

Arash Sadeghi

Spreading anti-government propaganda

6 years,  74 lashings

Ashura Protestor, 2nd arrest (18th of Tir protestor, 3 years)

Colluding against the government.

Hamid Salavatinejad

no information

8/24/11

Held Incommunicado, charge unknown.

Fereshteh Shirazi

Charged in relation to her women‟s rights activities

3 years

9/4/11

Charged 12/2011. Member of the one million signature campaign, Women’s rights activist

Majjid Tavakoli

Assembly and conspiracy against the regime

8 years

12/7/09

 Charged 01/2010, 3rd Arrest- (2007, 15 months in jail for student newsletter fabrication: 2008, 115 solitary confinement, ceremony of Bazargan)

Propaganda against the regime

Insulting the Supreme Leader

insulting the President

Hamed Omidi

Assembly & conspiracy against national security

3 years

Feb-10

Participation in Kurdish demonstration, Judge also expelled him from University and banned all future education and degrees

Hamed Yazerlou

Having relations with opposing groups of the Islamic Republic

3 years

2/20/09

2009 Elections.

Arman Zamani

no information

no information

Nov-11

Faraz Zehtab

Propaganda against the regime

6 months

Jun-09

Hassan Asadi Zeidabadi

Conspiracy and assembly to disturbing public order

5 years

Aug-10

2nd arrest (November 2009, 40 days detention)

Propaganda against the regime

Insulting the President

Participation in illegal marches

Shahin Zeinali

Acting against national security

2 years 3 months

12/16/10

Membership in the Pan-Iranist party

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19 Female Prisoners of Conscience Currently Detained

 

Name

Offense

Sentence

Arrest Date

Details

Nasrin Sotoudeh

Spreading lies against the state

11 years

9/4/10

Sotoudeh is a human rights Lawyer. Her sentence was later reduced on 09/2011 to 6 years and 10 year ban on practicing law

Cooperating with the Center of Human Rights Defenders

Acting against national security

Atefeh Nabavi Chashmi

Contact with the Mojahedin Khalgh (MEK)

3.4 years

6/15/10

Charged 12/2010

Participation in the protests of June 15th, 2009

Alieh Eghdamdoust

Participation in the June 12, 2006 protest in Hafte Tir Square

3.4 years, 20 lashes

2/1/09

Sentence later reduced to 3 years and no lashing

Mahboubeh Karami

Membership in a human rights organization

4 years

3/2/10

Charged 02/02/2011. Sentence was later reduced to 3 years

Propaganda against the State

Gathering an collusion with the intent of harming national security

Hanieh Sane Farshi/ Hanieh “Sharareh” Farshi Shotorban

Insulting what is sacred

7 years

7/18/10

Blogger

Having contacts with a foreign entity

Ladan Mostofi

Insulting what is sacred

5 years

Not Provided

Blogger

Insulting the Supreme Leader

Ashraf Alikhani

Anti-regime propaganda

3 years

Not Provided

Blogger, Started prison Sentence on 05/25/2011

Farah Vazehan

Participating in Street Protest,

Death Penalty

12/29/09

Sentence was reduced to 17 years in prison***

Being a member of (MKO)

Rayhaneh Haj-Ebrahim Dabbagh

Sending pictures and videos of the demonstrations to foreign countries

Death Penalty

no information

Sentence later reduced to 15 years***

Membership of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO)

Maryam Akbari Monfared

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

1/1/10

Sentence later reduced to 15 years***

Massoumeh Yavari

Muharebeh

7 years

9/18/09

Accused of MEK association

Nazila Dashti

Supporting MKO, Illegal Exit From the Border

3 years

Apr-07

Accused of MEK association

Motahareh Haghighi Bahram

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

12/27/09

Accused of MEK association; Sentence later reduced to 10 years***

Kobra Banazadeh Amirkhizi

MKO

5 years

1/16/09

Accused of MEK association

Shabnam Madadzadeh

Muharabeh/ Acting Against National Security/MKO

5 years

2/21/09

Accused of MEK association

Kefayat Malek Mohammadi

Collaboration with the MKO

5 years

12/27/09

Accused of MEK association

Mitra Zahmati

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

12/24/09

Christian converts, Released 01/04/2010

Maryam Jalali

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

12/24/09

Christian converts, Released 01/04/2010

Shahla Rahmati

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

3/9/11

Christian converts, Ahvaz church arrest, Released 12/20/2011

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15 Kurdish Detainees Sentenced to Death

Name

Offense

Sentence

Arrest Date

Details

Mohammad Amin Abdollahi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

2008

Membership of Kurdish group. Charged 01/16/2010. second arrest- first in 2005 when charged with anti-regime propaganda

Acting against national security

Ali Afshari

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

12/14/10

Membership of Kurdish group. Charged 08/2011.

Acting against national security

Rashid Akhkandi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

May-08

Kurdish man accused of links to Kurdish opposition party; Charged in 2009. Reference HRC Report A/HRC/16/NGO/25; 02/22/2011

Habibollah Golparipour

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

Nov-09

Kurdish man accused of links to Kurdish opposition party; Charged on 05/07/2010

Seyyed Sami Hosseini

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

6/4/08

Kurdish man accused of links to PJAK. Reference HRC Report A/HRC/16/NGO/25; 02/22/2011

Habibollah Latifi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

10/23/07

Kurdish man accused of links to PJAK; family denies charges. Executed 02/18/2009***

Sherko Moarefi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

Oct-08

Kurdish man accused of links to Komala; Amnesty International

Acting against national security

Seyyed Jamal Mohammadi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

6/4/08

Kurdish man accused of links to PJAK. Reference HRC Report A/HRC/16/NGO/25; 02/22/2011

Ghader (Aziz) Mohammadzadeh

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

10/13/09

Membership of Kurdish group; Held Incommunicado-current condition not known

Acting against national security

Zanyar Moradi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

8/1/09

Accused of murdering the son of Marivon Friday Mass Imam; Charged on 12/22/2010; Amnesty International

Corruption on earth

Lughman Moradi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

10/17/09

Accused of murdering the son of Marivon Friday Mass Imam; Charged on 12/22/2010; Amnesty International

Corruption on earth

Anvar Rostami

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

1-Dec

Kurdish man accused of links to Kurdish opposition party

Disturbing public order

Mostafa Salimi

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

2001

Kurdish man accused of links to Kurdish opposition party, Reference HRC Report A/HRC/16/NGO/25; 02/22/2011

Acting against national security

Abdollah Sarvarian

Spying

Death Penalty

not known

Sentence overturned. Reference HRC Report A/HRC/16/NGO/25; 02/22/2011.

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