May 18, 2016: SECO updates Iran sanctions

On Wednesday, Swiss regulators delisted the following individuals listed under the Iran sanctions program: 

 

SSID: 80-13085 Foreign identifier: 5. Name: Hamedani Hossein
Justification: Head of the IRGC’s Rassoulollah Corps in charge of Greater Tehran since November 2009. The Rassoulollah Corps is in charge of security in greater Tehran, and played a key role in violent suppression of protesters in 2009. Responsible for the crackdown of protests through Ashura events (December 2009) and since. Modifications: De-listed on 18 May 2016

SSID: 80-13418 Foreign identifier: 71. Name: Sharifi Malek Ajdar
Justification: Head of the judiciary in East Azerbaijan. Responsible for grave violations of the right to due process. Modifications: De-listed on 18 May 2016 

In addition, they amended 2 entities and 18 persons sanctioned under the program.

Links:

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