Alireza Avaei

Alireza Avaei
علیرضا آوایی
20 May 1956
Dezful
Male
MA in private law
No
Alive
6 Dec 2020
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  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Dezful (1979 - 1983)
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Kurdistan Province (1983 - 1986)
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor, Dezful (1986 - 1988)
  • Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor , Ahvaz (1988 - 1994)
  • Head of Judicial Administration , Lorestan Province (1994 - 1998)
  • Head of Judicial Adminsitration, Markazi Province (1998 - 2002)
  • Head of Judicial Administration, Isfahan Province (2002 - 2005)
  • Head of Judicial Administration, Tehran Province (2005 - May 2014)
  • Judge at the Supreme Court (2014 - 2015)
  • Deputy Minister of Interior and head of National Civil Registration Organisation (2015 - Jul 2016)
  • Head of the Presidential Inspection Office (Jul 2016 - Aug 2017)
  • Minister of Justice (17 Aug 2017 - 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.
 

On 9 October, 2011, the European Union placed Alireza Avaei on a human rights sanctions list for his role in gross violations of the rights of Iranian citizens. According to the EU, Alireza Avaei, the former head of Tehran's judicial administration, was responsible for "arbitrary arrests", "violating the rights of detainees" and "increasing the number of executions" and violated human rights.