Ali Ghasempour

Ali Ghasempour
علی قاسم‌پور
Male
No
Alive
2 May 2024
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  • Social Deputy of the Police, Khuzestan Province (2016 - 1 Jun 2019)
  • Police Commander, Karaj (Alborz Province) (8 Jul 2021 - 8 Apr 2023)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters - 2022- 2023 (September 16, 8 Apr 2023) read more
      Location
      Karaj (Alborz Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life
      Description
      Ali Ghasempour as the Police Commander of Karaj 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
      Direct firing of security forces at people - Mehrshahr Karaj https://archive.md/kfxZ9 https://twitter.com/ManotoNews/status/1573209416622809093   The security forces beat the detainees https://archive.md/p0QBd https://twitter.com/1500tasvir/status/1573789452320882695   Shooting at people from the roof of the police station https://archive.md/fSxeZ https://twitter.com/1500tasvir/status/1578706718837858306   Sniper on top of the building - Gohardasht-  Karaj https://archive.md/wip/um6uU

      https://twitter.com/1500tasvir/status/1586348958741401607

  • Executive deputy of social and cultural affairs of FARAJA (Law Enforcement Command of the Islamic Republic) (8 Apr 2022 - 3 Oct 2023)
  • Head of the Prevention Police of Greater Tehran’s Law Enforcement Command, Tehran Province (3 Oct 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.