August 23, 1954 |
|Political party||Green Party of Iran|
|Alma mater||Katholieke Universiteit Leuven|
Ramezanzadeh is an assistant professor in faculty of Law and Political Science of University of Tehran, and a member of Islamic Iran Participation Front. He was the governor of the Kurdistan Province of Iran from 1997 to 2001.
Dr. Ramezanzadeh was arrested a few hours after the 2009 disputed presidential election. Yet he has been charged with participating with protests. Shortly before his arrest, Dr. Ramezanzadeh released a historic speech posted on the opposition web sites and distributed throughout Iran and all over the world. He was in solitary confinement for 4 months and sentenced to 6 years jail. He is among the Iranian activists for the ethnic groups rights and the head of the Iranian Kurdish Reformists.
- Ramezanzadeh is facing trial in Iran (BBC Persian)
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