Ali Mohammad Besharati Jahromi

Ali Mohammad Besharati Jahromi
علی محمد بشارتی جهرمی
PhD in International Relations
17 Dec 2020
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  • Interrogator for the Revolutionary Courts, Tehran (0000)
  • Member of Command Council of IRGC (0000)
    • Human Rights Violation: Participation in Ghanat group’s crimes ( 1979-1980) read more
      Rights Violated
      LGBTI rights, Right to freedom from torture, Right to freedom of expression, Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to life

      He was one of the founders of the Qanat group in Jahrom. This group is responsible for torturing and killing political opponents and sexual minorities in 1978 and 1979 in Jahrom.


      "Jahrom: say nothing that the Qanat group is coming", Justice for Iran, March 9, 2017

      Testimony of Esmat's mother, one of the victims of Qanat group crimes in Iran Tribunal, 2012

      The testimony of Mitra Lager, a former political activist in Jahrom, to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center

      The testimony of Soulat Sheikhnia, one of the eyewitnesses and  resident of Jahrom, with Justice for Iran

      The testimony of Ebrahim Rahmanian, a native of Jahrom and political activist at the time of the crimes of the Qanat group, before justice for Iran


      "Interview with three witnesses to the crimes of the Qanat group", Bidaran website, 2008

  • Head of Intelligence and Investigation of IRGC (0000)
  • Member of the Parliament, Jahrom (0000)
  • Minister of Interior (0000)
  • Security Adviser to the Head of Expediency Discernment Council (0000)
  • Political Adviser to the Head of Expediency Discernment Council (0000 - 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.