Khodadad Kashefi

Khodadad Kashefi
خداداد کاشفی
30 Apr 2024
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  • head of the camp and tourism organization, Semnan Province (At least 2014 - 2015)
  • Head of Rahian-e Noor Organization of IRGC, Semnan Province (2015 - At least 2018)
  • Commander of the Fatehin Battalion, Semnan Province (2020 - 18 Jan 2021)
  • IRGC Commander (District Ruhollah), Baqershahr (Tehran Province) (11 Aug 2020 - 3 Mar 2022)
  • Governor, Fardis (Alborz Province) (19 Mar 2022 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Killing and suppressing protesters 2022-2023 (September 16, 2022 -March 2023) read more
      Fardis (Alborz Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of assembly, Right to life

      Khodadad Kashefi as governor of the city of Fardis 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.

      Special units destroy the doors of residential houses   

      The security forces threaten the people   The security forces attacked the people by firing bullets and tear gas    
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.