There once lived a person named:

Born to a Kurdish family, she knew carpet weaving by early in her childhood.  Speaking and writing Persian came only much later.  Those she met in the capital noticed her cheerful spirit and resilience.

Reported executions

35 July 2015
736 This year (2015)
983 Last year (2014)
891 In 2013
574 In 2012
684 In 2011
818 In 2010

From the library

27 years ago in Iran, thousands of political prisoners were secretly executed for their opinion. It is time for the international community to ensure that the victims can exercise their long overdue right to Truth, Justice, and Reparation.

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.
What you do matters.
Don’t let those whose lives were cut short be forgotten. If you know of a victim click here ❯