Finding of the Truth Commission

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The Truth Commission (see further information on the Truth Commission below) held a five day session in London at the Amnesty International Action Centre in East London between 18-22 June 2012.  In its 70 page (together with 260 pages of attachments and witness statements) the Truth Commission had chronicled the atrocities of the regime of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 1980s.  The report provides in detail the manner of arrest, the brutal tortures that were carried out by the regime in the Iranian prisons and mass executions between 1981 and 1988.  The report further investigates the disastrous impact of these brutalities on the families of the victims and the survivors of the torture and imprisonment.  The Truth Commission concluded:

“These violations of human rights were devised, instigated and executed (or caused to be executed) by a single central authority and as such the Islamic Republic of Iran is the only authority responsible for these acts.”

Finding of the Truth Commission was submitted to a panel of international judges sitting in The Hague between 25-27 October 2012, where the Islamic Republic of Iran was found guilty of crimes against .