There are over 500 documented political prisoners in Iran, as well as thousands more political prisoners from mass protests and strikes.

Here is just a tiny snapshot. For more on these and other prisoners, visit our Updates and Prisoner News pages, videos and other websites listed under Resources.

See an illustrated version in Spanish created in 2021 by Grupo Comunista Revolucionario, Colombia.

Who are the political prisoners highlighted in the ad in Ms. summer 2022?

Scroll down to see description for each, in order by last name.

*View prisoners who were deceased or released since Aug 2021 NYRB ad publication.


Released or Furloughed, as of July 2022