Ahmad Fazelian

Ahmad Fazelian
احمد فاضلیان
Hamedan
Male
N/A
Unknown
Alive
18 Jan 2021
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  • Head of Branch 7 of the Court of Appeal , Golestan Province (0000 - 12 Sep 2006)
  • Head of Judicial Administration, Golestan Province (12 Sep 2006 - 5 May 2015)
    • Human Rights Violation: Violation of Baha’i citizens’ rights (29 Nov 2012) read more
      Institution
      Provincial Judicial Administrations
      Location
      (Golestan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to a fair trial, Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination
      Description
       

      As the head of the judicial administration, Fazelian is responsible for neglecting the grievances of 12 Baha’i citizens’ regarding the physical and mental tortures they underwent during judicial interrogations, and for failure to launch an independent and effective investigation.

      Sources

      Justice for Iran interview with Vahid Meshgani Farahani, February 2016

      Full profile of human rights violator, Ahmad Fazelian, Justice for Iran

      https://justice4iran.org/11680/

      “Iranian Judiciary Took No Action despite Formal Complaint Detailing Torture of Baha’is in Prison”, Centre for Human Rights in Iran, 27 March 2016

      https://www.iranhumanrights.org/2016/03/twelve-bahais-allege-torture-in-detention/

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  • Head of Branch 1 of the Court of Appeal, Alborz Province (5 May 2015 - present)
  • Head of Judicial Administration , Alborz Province (5 May 2015 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Involvement in mass detention of peaceful protesters (02 January 2018) read more
      Institution
      Provincial Judicial Administrations
      Location
      (Alborz Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of assembly, Right to liberty and security of person
      Description
       

      As the head of judicial administration of Alborz Province in January 2018, Fazelian is responsible for the arrest and prosecution of peaceful protesters, on charges of breach of the peace and acting against national security.

      The nationwide protests of 2017-2018, known as the protests of December 2017, were widespread demonstrations in protest of inflation and corruption, which began on 28 Dec 2017 in Mashhad and several cities in Khorasan province and quickly spread throughout Iran, including harsher anti-government slogans. .The crackdown on protesters led to the deaths of at least 25 protesters and detainees.

      Sources

      “Head of Judicial Administration of Alborz: Arrest of Elements of Public Disorder; No Union Assembly Allowed”, Mehr News, 2 January 2018

      https://justice4iran.org/persian/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Fazelian-2.pdf

These violations may only be part of the human rights violations that this person has been involved in. The investigation into this person's human rights record is ongoing.