Iran 1988 Massacre

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Urgent need for justice to prevent more executions in Iran

Appeal to your government and to the United Nations to demand an end to the impunity for the perpetrators of the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

The Facts

What happened in the summer of 1988? The background to the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

Death Commissions

Members of the commissions that Khomeini tasked to send thousands of political prisoners to their deaths.

Mass Graves

JVMI’s interactive map shows the mass graves where victims of the 1988 massacre were buried in Iran.

Reports

Documented evidence and eyewitness testimonies of the 1988 massacre and the need for accountability.

Feature
Iranian authorities destroy mass grave of victims of the 1988 massacre in Ahvaz

Iranian authorities destroy mass grave of victims of the 1988 massacre in Ahvaz

On 20 July 2018, the families of the victims of the 1988 massacre and eyewitnesses who had gone to visit the graves of members of the People’s Mojahedin (PMOI) in Padadshahr District, situated behind Behesht-Abad Cemetery, found that the graves […]
Iran’s 1988 massacre a key theme at Human Rights Council’s 37th session

Iran’s 1988 massacre a key theme at Human Rights Council’s 37th session

The 1988 massacre in Iran was once again a key theme at the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
New report by UN Special Rapporteur draws attention to Iran’s 1988 massacre

New report by UN Special Rapporteur draws attention to Iran’s 1988 massacre

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has in her latest report made numerous references to the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran, pointing out that the families of the victims […]