Ali Jafari Azar

Ali Jafari Azar
علی جعفری آذر
Master of Public Law
6 Jun 2024
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  • Director General of Civil Registration, East Azerbaijan Province (27 Sep 2011 - 8 Nov 2016)
  • Governor, Tabriz (East Azerbaijan Province) (27 Feb 2022 - 25 Jun 2023)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (September 16, 2022 - March 2023) read more
      Ministry of Interior
      Tabriz (East Azerbaijan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Ali Jafari Azar as governor of the city of Tabriz and head of the City Security Council is responsible for ordering the use of deadly weapons against protesters and the mass detention of protesters, which resulted in the death of at least 1 protesters.   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.
      The Killing of a Protester in Tabriz Beating of Protester in Tabriz Violent arrest of a protester in Tabriz Shooting at protesters

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.