Hossein Basati

Hossein Basati
حسین بساطی
Male
No
Alive
Military rank: colonel
25 Apr 2024
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  • Police Commander, Golpayegan (Isfahan Province) (13 Sep 2015 - 17 Oct 2018)
  • Police Commander, Shahin Shahr and Meymeh (Isfahan Province) (21 Oct 2018 - 1 Aug 2020)
  • Police Commander, Kashan (Isfahan Province) (5 Aug 2020 - 9 Jun 2022)
  • Police Commander, Isfahan (Isfahan Province) (24 Apr 2022 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (September 16, 2022 -March 20, 2023) read more
      Location
      Isfahan (Isfahan Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Description
      Hossein Basati as the Police Commander of Isfahan 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
      Those killed in protests in Isfahan province  https://www.radiofarda.com/a/32124498.html       Security forces shooting at people in Isfahan  https://archive.md/wip/mkjqx  https://twitter.com/ManotoNews/status/1573244069152665600      Direct shooting of security agents at people in Isfahan  https://archive.md/DX6Jg https://twitter.com/hra_news/status/1576481021830340609     The security forces beat the protesters with batons  https://archive.md/HTnNb   https://twitter.com/bbcpersian/status/1578813280768118784 
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.