Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran


There once lived a person named:

Alireza Madadpur, a senior student of accounting, was hired as a janitor to provide for his family and his education.

Reported executions

46 September 2021
215 This Year (2021)
246 Last Year (2020)
257 In 2019
260 In 2018
509 In 2017
592 In 2016

From the library

Iran must immediately allocate the resources prison officials have repeatedly asked for. It must allow implementation of the preventive measures recommended by the World Health Organization, as well as the Judiciary’s own directives.

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