List of Names of 12 Million Prisoners in the Clerical Regime From June 20, 1981, to May 6, 2022
- The list includes 579,015 women prisoners. 8,762 prisoners have been charged with insulting velayat-e faqih (Khamenei), participating in riots, and torching and destroying banners and billboards of the regime officials and organs since December 2017.
- The list does not include the list of political prisoners imprisoned in the 1980s, which is held by the IRGC, the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), and the regime’s prosecutors. Nevertheless, in the list, 2,225 people have been imprisoned for activities in relation to or for membership in the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI), of which more than 400 were arrested in November 2019 (uprising).
- According to a “confidential and classified report,” dated August 2015, “prepared for Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet”, “approximately 600,000 people are imprisoned each year,” and “2.4 million families are facing issues and many problems,” as a result.
- The latest coded table of 325 prisons and detention centers of the regime’s Prisons Organization in 31 provinces.
Document No. 1(Prisons Organization):
Annual statistics of more than 12 million people entering the regime’s prisons (1981).
Document No. 2: The record of names and details of 12,103,100 prisoners registered in the clerical regime’s Prisons Organization, 12,000,380 of whom were arrested and imprisonments between June 20, 1981, and May 6, 2022. The list is incomplete for various political, security, or administrative reasons. Also, mistakes and spelling errors are related to the document’s authors, and repeated names indicate re-arrests. Each prison is marked with a code and A.D. dates.
Document No. 3: The document includes the names of 8,762 prisoners who have been arrested since December 2017 on charges of insulting the Supreme Leader, writing graffiti, rioting, participating in riots, and torching and destroying regime banners and billboards. The list includes the names and details of 4,700 people arrested during the November 2019 uprising, not including those arrested by the IRGC and the MOIS.
Document No. 4: The names and details of 2,225 people who have been imprisoned for activities concerning or membership in the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI), of whom more than 400 were arrested in November 2019 (uprising).
Document No. 5: According to a “confidential and classified report,” dated August 2015, “prepared for the cabinet” of Hassan Rouhani, “approximately 600,000 people are imprisoned each year,” and “2.4 million families are facing issues and many problems” as a result.
Document No. 6: The latest codified table of the clerical regime’s judiciary includes 325 prisons, detention centers, camps, and so-called penitentiaries, not including more than 300 detention centers controlled by the State Security Force and MOIS.
It should also be noted that according to the statement issued by the NCRI’s Security and Counterterrorism Committee, No. 4, on May 15, 2022, the Prisons Organization had 267 prisons until July 2020, which has increased to 325 prisons now, based on the latest document.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
Security and Counterterrorism Committee
May 23, 2022