Farajollah Sedaghat

Farajollah Sedaghat
فرج الله صداقت
6 Dec 2020
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  • Judicial deputy of Prison Organisation, Tehran Province
  • Head of Evin Prison, Tehran (14 Apr 2007 - 23 Oct 2010)
  • Head of Ghezel Hesar Prison, Karaj (Unknown)
  • Head of Ghasr Prison, Tehran (Unknown)
  • Deputy head of the Prison Organisation, Tehran Province (23 Oct 2010 - 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 13 April, 2011, the European Union placed 32 Iranian officials, including Farajullah Sedaghat, on its list of human rights sanctions for their role in widespread and gross violations of the rights of Iranian citizens. Accordingly, Sedaghat will be barred from entering the EU and his assets will be confiscated in Europe. According to the EU statement, prisoners were tortured, threatened and ill-treated repeatedly during Farajullah Sedaghat's tenure as the head of Evin prison.