Taghi Rahmani

Taghi Rahmani is a journalist, author, and political activist who has spent more that a third of his life in Iranian prisons.

He has been arrested and imprisoned for his writings on religious modernization and political activity five times, in 1981, 1986, 2001, 2003, and 2009. In 2011, Rahmani fled Iran and emigrated to France, where he now lives in exile.

Rahmani is married to Narges Mohammadi, another prominent Iranian human rights activist who was imprisoned between 2016 and 2020.



Iran’s Abusive Legal System with Taghi Rahmani

Taghi Rahmani, Iranian journalist and human rights activist, addresses the 9th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks. On his imprisonment: “I was tortured physically many times but there are many prisoners that have suffered more than I have.” “I personally