Mohammad Tohidi

Mohammad Tohidi
محمد توحیدی
Male
No
Alive
11 Apr 2024
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  • Police Commander, Mahabad (West Azerbaijan Province) (7 Nov 2020 - 27 Sep 2023)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (25 September 2022 - 27 Sep 2023) read more
      Location
      Mahabad (West Azerbaijan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Description
      Mohammad Tohidi as the Police Commander of Mahabad and the memeber of the City Security Council, was responsible for the mass arrest of protesters and issuing orders to use lethal weapons against the protesters during the 2022- 2023 protests in this citiy. 

      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
      So far, 11 people have been killed in Mahabad   https://shorturl.at/gorzE   Shooting at protesters   https://archive.md/wip/H0gJ6   https://twitter.com/bbcpersian/status/1585978117612601345   Shooting a teenager     https://archive.ph/8V2j2   https://twitter.com/1500tasvir/status/1594543569821376514  
  • Police Commander, Urmia (West Azerbaijan Province) (27 Sep 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.