List and Pictures of the Ten People, Killed
During the Recent Antiapartheid Revolt of Azerbaijanis
According to international conventions
governments and rebellions by no means can fire and kill the civilians. But
unfortunately the regime of Islamic Republic of Iran following through the series
of human rights violation and ignoring international laws suppressed the
demonstrations of Azerbaijanis and wreaked carnage in the different cities of
In spite of the above mentioned laws and
conventions, regime of the Islamic Republic of Iran used the four military
forces (Army, Sipah, Basij and Police) and fired at demonstrators in Tabriz on 22nd
of May, in Urmu on 23rd of May and in Naghadey and Meshkinshahr on 25th
of May and killed many of the people, wanting their primary national and human
rights. According to informal statistics tens of people were killed, hundreds
were injured and many were arrested during this wild suppression. Because of
boycotting of the news in this region and irresponsibility and insensitivity of
news agencies and human rights organizations in
“Human Rights Assembly of
Simultaneous with the first session of “Human Rights Assembly “The Informative Committee of Human Rights Assembly of Azerbaijan” publishes the names of ten and pictures of nine people and hopes that all of the defenders of human rights and adherents of democracy will hear the justice-loving voice of Azerbaijanis and help them with the fighting against apartheid and racial discrimination in Iran.
It should be mentioned that the Committee tries to publish the lists of other martyrs, injured and tortured people along with the documents as soon as possible. Therefore it is requested that anyone who has any information (including pictures, films and documents) in this connection, send it to this Committee.
These persons were killed by the firing of Sipah and Police forces under the command of colonel Muhibbiniya (brother of Tikab’s deputy in Parliament) on 25th of May. One of the personnel of the refrigerator room of Naghadey’s Imam Xumeyni hospital said that the number of martyrs on that day was fourteen and some of them have been transferred to Urmu’s Arifiyan hospital (owned by Sipah). However, the people listed below with their picture have been killed and buried in Naghadey.
Names from right to left:
Asgar Qasimi, Himmat Ismzada, Huseyn Fathipur, Mahammadali Jannatniya, Tovhid Azariyun
The severity of the suppression and shooting by
military force on the 22nd of May shows that many people were killed
Behruz Sabuhinijad, who was the inhabitant of Kuy-i Parvaz in
Riza Miraghapur Darvish, who was an activist in
Calil Abidi was killed by the direct shooting of a policeman by his head during the demonstration of the 25th of May. His family is under pressure and his lawyer, Saleh Kamrani, has been put under arrest.
Two people were killed during the demonstration on 23rd of May in Urmu:
Farzad Asadpur (age 22, student of Urmu’s
Public Relations of Human
Rights Assembly of