Alireza Avaei

AKA: Alireza Avaee

Alireza Avaei
علیرضا آوایی
20 May 1956
Dezful
Male
MA in private law
No
Alive
27 Jan 2021
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  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Dezful (1979 - 1983)
    • Human Rights Violation: Unfair trial and execution of political opponents (1981 - 1983) read more
      Institution
      Prosecutors
      Location
      Dezful, UNESCO Prison
      Rights Violated
      Right to a fair trial, Right to life
      Description
       

      Seyed Alireza Avaei, as the prosecutor of Dezful, is responsible for issuance and execution of imprisonment and death sentences for the political opponents of the Islamic Republic in the 1980s. According to eyewitness accounts, he handed down rulings in minutes-long trials without defendants’ access to a lawyer and the right to defend themselves.

      Sources
      Testimony of Mohammad Motiei, a political prisoner of UNESCO Dezful Prison, with Justice for Iran
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Kurdistan Province (1983 - 1986)
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Dezful (1986 - 1988)
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor , Ahvaz (1988 - 1994)
  • Head of Judicial Administration , Lorestan Province (1994 - 1998)
  • Head of Judicial Adminsitration, Markazi Province (1998 - 2002)
  • Head of Judicial Administration, Isfahan Province (2002 - 2005)
  • Head of Judicial Administration, Tehran Province (2005 - May 2014)
  • Judge at the Supreme Court (2014 - 2015)
  • Deputy Minister of Interior and head of National Civil Registration Organisation (2015 - Jul 2016)
  • Head of the Presidential Inspection Office (Jul 2016 - Aug 2017)
  • Minister of Justice (17 Aug 2017 - present)
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.