Asghar Abbasgholizadeh

Asghar Abbasgholizadeh
اصغر عباسقلی‌زاده
Azarshahr
Male
No
Alive
12 Mar 2024
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  • Director General of Preservation of Works and Publication of Holy Defense Values, East Azerbaijan Province (30 Apr 2019 - 28 Oct 2021)
  • IRGC Commander, East Azerbaijan Province (28 Oct 2021 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (15 Sep 2022 - Present) read more
      Location
      East Azerbaijan Province (East Azerbaijan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Description

      Asghar Abbasgholizadeh as IRGC commander of East Azerbaijan province and a member of the Provincial Security Council, is responsible for the mass arrest of protesters and ordering the use of deadly weapons against protesters during the the 2022-23 protests in .this province

      The 2022-23 protests began following the death of Mahsa (Gina) 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
      The Killing of a Protester in Tabriz https://twitter.com/FattahiFarzad/status/1572662236216463361 Beating of Protester in Tabriz https://twitter.com/begoonah1/status/1572662890208837633 Violent arrest of a protester in Tabriz https://twitter.com/ManotoNews/status/1580895763999379459 Shooting at protesters https://twitter.com/FattahiFarzad/status/1583481618752507904 Commander of IRGC (Ashura): The deployment of thugs in recent riots revealed the impotence and humiliation of the enemies. https://shorturl.at/ghrE5  

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.