Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

https://www.iranrights.org
Memorial
Omid, a memorial in defense of human rights in Iran
Ahmad
Keyvan
Fatemeh (Farzaneh)
Yunes
Mohammad Reza
Daryush
Amjad
Bahram
Abbas
Hushang
Davud (Kianush)
Baba
'Ali
Atefeh
Mohammad Reza
26317
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.

Mehdi Amin Amin…

Years after defending their rights and civil standing in 1950’s Yazd, attorney Mehdi Amin Amin served fellow Baha’is through his election to the National Spiritual Assembly.

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Mansur Rohani…

Minister to the Shah in matters of Energy (water and power) and Agriculture.

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