Babakhan Eskandari

Babakhan Eskandari
باباخان اسکندری
Aliabad- Oshnavieh
Master of Political Science
4 Apr 2024
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  • Governor, Bukan (West Azerbaijan Province) (29 Dec 2021 - 27 Feb 2023)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (25 September 2022 - March 2023) read more
      Bukan (West Azerbaijan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Babakhan Eskandari as governor of the city of Bukan and head of the City Security Council is responsible for ordering the use of deadly weapons against protesters and the mass detention of 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.  
      forces shooting at the window of a residential house  in Bukan
  • Governor, Sardasht (West Azerbaijan Province) (15 Mar 2023 - 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.