April 13, 2018: EU, HMT amend Iran human rights sanctions listings

On April 13th, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/565 by amending the following individual: 

1. ABBASZADEH-MESHKINI Mahmoud

Position: Secretary of Advisor to the Human Right Council Other Information: Former Secretary of the Human Right Council. Former Governor of Ilam Province. Former Interior Ministry’s political director. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12174.

2. AHMADI-MOQADDAM Esmail

DOB: –/–/1961. POB: Tehran, Iran Position: Senior Advisor for Security Affairs to the Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff Other Information: Former Senior Advisor for Security Affairs to the Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff Former Chief of Iran’s National Police until early 2015 Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11583.

3. AKBARSHAHI Ali-Reza

Position: Head of the Railway Police Director-General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters (aka Anti-Narcotics Headquarters) Other Information: Former Director-General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters (aka Anti-Narcotics Headquarters). Former Commander of Tehran Police Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12175.

4. ARAGHI Abdollah

a.k.a: ERAGHI, Abdollah Position: Deputy Head of the IRGC’s Ground Forces Other Information: Former Deputy Head of the IRGC’s Ground Forces Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11779.

5. AVAEE Seyyed Ali-Reza

a.k.a: AVAEE, Seyyed, Alireza Position: Director of the special investigations office Minister of Justice Other Information: Former Director of the special investigations office. Until July 2016 deputy Minister of Interior and head of the Public register. Advisor to the Disciplinary Court for Judges since April 2014. Former President of Tehran Judiciary. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12177.

6. BAKHTIARI Seyyed Morteza

DOB: –/–/1952. POB: Mashad, Iran Position: Official of the Special Clerical Tribunal Deputy custodian of Imam Reza shrine. Other Information: Former Official of the Special Clerical Tribunal. Former Minister of Justice from 2009 to 2013 Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12200.

7. FAHRADI Ali

Position: Deputy head of Inspectorate of Legal Affairs and Public Inspection of the Ministry of Justice of Tehran. Prosecutor of Karaj Other Information: Former Prosecutor of Karaj Listed on: 29/03/2012 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12657.

8. HABIBI Mohammad Reza

Position: Head of the Ministry of Justice Office in Yazd Other Information: Former Deputy Prosecutor of Isfahan. Likely to be currently in a process of reassignment to another function. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12181.

9. HADDAD Hassan

a.k.a: ZAREH DEHNAVI, Hassan Position: Deputy Safety Officer of Teheran Revolutionary Court Other Information: Former Deputy Safety Officer of Teheran Revolutionary Court. Former Judge, Tehran Revolutionary Court, branch 26. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11792.

10. HOSSEINI Mohammad

Title: Dr DOB: –/–/1961. POB: Rafsanjan, Kerman a.k.a: (1) HOSSEYNI, Sayyed, Mohammad (2) HOSSEYNI, Sayyid, Mohammad (3) HOSSEYNI, Seyed, Mohammad (4) HOSSEYNI, Seyyed, Mohammad Position: Advisor to Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Other Information: Former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance. Ex-IRGC. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 14/04/2014 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12201.

11. JOKAR Mohammad Saleh

Position: Parliamentary Deputy for Yazd Province. Deputy for Parliamentary Affairs of the Revolutionary Guards. Other Information: Former Parliamentary Deputy for Yazd Province. Former Commander of Student Basij Forces Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 14/04/2014 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12186.

12. MAHSOULI Sadeq

DOB: (1) –/–/1959. (2) –/–/1960. POB: Oroumieh, Iran a.k.a: MAHSULI,

Sadeq Position: Advisor to Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and current member of the Expediency Council and Deputy Chief of the Perseverance Front. Other Information: Former Minister of Interior until Aug 2009. Minister of Welfare and Social Security between 2009 and 2011. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 12/10/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12189.

13. MOHSENI-EJEI Gholam-Hossein

DOB: –/–/1956. POB: Ejiyeh, Iran Position: Member of the Expediency Council. Prosecutor General of Iran since Sept 2009 and Deputy Head and spokesman of the Judiciary Other Information: Former Intelligence minister during the 2009 elections. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11797.

14. MORTAZAVI Seyyed Solat

DOB: –/–/1967. POB: Farsan Tchar Mahal-o-Bakhtiari (South), Iran Position: Mayor of the second largest city of Iran, Mashad Other Information: Former Mayor of the second largest city of Iran, Mashad. Former Deputy Interior Minister for Political Affairs Listed on: 29/03/2012 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12653.

15. NAQDI Mohammad-Reza

DOB: –/–/1952. POB: Najaf, Iraq Position: Commander of the Basij Deputy Chief of the IRGC for cultural and Social affairs. Other Information: Former Commander of the Basij. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11784.

16. OMIDI Mehrdad

a.k.a: OMIDI Reza Position: Head of the Intelligence Services within the Iranian Police Head of section VI of the police, investigation department. Other Information: Former Head of the Intelligence Services within the Iranian Police. Former Head of Computer Crimes Unit of the Iranian Police Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12191.

17. RADAN Ahmad-Reza

DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Isfahan, Iran Position: IRGC commander in charge of training Iraqi ‘anti-terrorist’ forces In Charge of the Centre for Strategic Studies of the Iranian Law Enforcement Force Other Information: Formerly in charge of the Centre for Strategic Studies of the Iranian Law Enforcement Force. Former Head of the Police Strategic Studies Centre, Former Deputy Chief of Iran’s National Police until June 2014. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2016 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11785.

18. RAJABZADEH Azizollah

Position: Commander of the Law Enforcement Forces in Greater Tehran. Head of Tehran Disaster Mitigation Organisation (TDMO). Other Information: Former Head of the Law Enforcement Forces in Greater Tehran. Former Head of Tehran Disaster Mitigation Organisation (TDMO). Former Head of Tehran Police (until Jan 2010). Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 14/04/2014 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11786.

19. RAMEZANI Gholamhossein

Position: Commander of IRGC Intelligence Chief of the Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence since 2011. Other Information: Former Commander of IRGC Intelligence Listed on: 29/03/2012 Last Updated: 29/03/2012 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12659.

20. SAJEDI-NIA Hossein

Position: Head of Tehran Police Police Operations Deputy Commander. Other Information: Former Head of Tehran Police. Former Deputy Chief of Iran’s National Police responsible for Police Operations. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11787.

21. SALARKIA Mahmoud

Position: Head of the Petrol and Transport commission of the City of Tehran Other Information: Former Head of the Petrol and Transport commission of the City of Tehran. Former Director of Tehran Football Club ‘Persepolis’. Former Deputy to the Prosecutor General of Tehran for Prison Affairs. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12192.

22. SARAFRAZ Mohammad

Title: Dr DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Tehran a.k.a: SARAFRAZ, Haj-agha Address: Tehran. Position: Member of the Supreme Cyberspace Council Other Information: Former Member of the Supreme Cyberspace Council. Former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB). Former Head of IRIB World Service and Press TV. DOB is approximate. Place of work – IRIB and PressTV HQ, Tehran. Listed on: 12/03/2013 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12852.

23. TAEB Hossein

Title: Hojjatoleslam DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Tehran, Iran a.k.a: (1) TAEB, Hassan (2) TAEB, Hosein (3) TAEB, Hussayn (4) TA’EB, Hossein Position: Deputy Commander for Intelligence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Head of IRGC Intelligence Other Information: Former Deputy Commander for Intelligence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. EU listing under Iran (human rights) and Syria. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11788.

24. TALA Hossein

a.k.a: TALA, Hosseyn Position: Mayor of Eslamshahr. Other Information: Former Governor General (‘Farmandar’) of Tehran Province until Sept 2010. Former Iranian MP. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 13/04/2017 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12194.

25. TAMADDON Morteza

DOB: –/–/1959. POB: Shahr Kord-Isfahan a.k.a: TAMADON, Morteza Position: Board Member at Khajeh Nasireddin Tusi University of Technology Other Information: Former IRGC Governor General of Tehran Province. Former Head of Tehran provincial Public Security Council. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 14/04/2014 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12195.

26. YASAGHI Ali-Akbar

Position: Judge, Mashhad Revolutionary Court Judge of the Supreme Court and head of the 44th section. Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Setad-e Dieh Foundation. Other Information: Former Chief Judge, Mashhad Revolutionary Court Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11789.

27. ZANJIREI Mohammad-Ali

Position: Senior advisor to Deputy Head of Iran’s Prisons Organisation Other Information: Former Deputy Head of Iran’s Prisons Organisation Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 12/05/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 11808.

28. ZEBHI Hossein

Position: Deputy to the Prosecutor General of Iran Judge of the Supreme Court. Other Information: Former Deputy to the Prosecutor General of Iran. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 12/10/2011 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12196.

and entity: 

CENTER TO INVESTIGATE ORGANIZED CRIME CYBER POLICE

a.k.a: (1) CYBER CRIME OFFICE (2) CYBER POLICE Address: Tehran, Iran. Other Information: The Iranian Cyber Police is a unit of the Islamic Republic of Iran Police, founded in January 2011, headed by Esmail Ahmadi-Moqaddam. Website: http://www.cyberpolice.ir Listed on: 12/03/2013 Last Updated: 12/03/2013 13/04/2018 Group ID: 12864.

Iran human rights sanctions listings:

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/565

 

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