Mohammad Kazemi

Mohammad Kazemi
محمد کاظمی
Unknown
Male
Unknown
No
Alive
29 Jan 2024
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  • Head of the Intelligence Protection Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, National
  • Head of the Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, National (23 Jun 2022 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Participation in the Torture and Rape against Armita Abbasi (12 Oct 2022 - present) read more
      Institution
      IRGC
      Location
      (Alborz Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to freedom of expression, Women's rights
      Description

      The forces under Mohammad Kazemi’s command in Karaj IRGC intelligence organization, arrested 21-year-old Armita Abbasi on October 12, 2022, transferred her to the Azimieh detention centre, and subjected her to various tortures including rape.

      Armita Abbasi is currently in jail in Kachoui (Pardis) Prison and her trial is due to take place on January 28, 2023. The Alborz province judiciary has announced that she is accused of sharing calls for demonstration on social media and intending to blow up Basij and police stations with Molotov cocktails. The judicial authorities have so far denied her the right to have a lawyer of her choice.

      Although the authorities of the Islamic Republic have denied the allegations of sexual assault, Justice for Iran has sufficient evidence and documents to file a case of rape against the above-mentioned individual and the forces under his command.

      The 2022-23 protests began following the death of Mahsa (Jina) Amini on September 13, 2022, in the detention of the morality police of the Islamic Republic. These protests quickly spread across the country and are remembered as the largest revolutionary uprising against the government since the establishment of the Islamic Republic.

      The Iranian government responded to these protests with deadly violence. According to human rights organizations, the security forces of the Islamic Republic have killed at least 551 people, with a minimum of 68 of them being children.

       

       

      Sources
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.