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April 17, 2020: EU, OFSI correct 4 Iran human rights listings

On Friday, UK regulators corrected the following 3 individual designations:

1. HOSSEINI, Mohammad
Title: Dr DOB: –/–/1961. POB: Rafsanjan, Kerman a.k.a: (1) HOSSEYNI, Dr, Sayyed, Mohammad (2) HOSSEYNI, Dr, Sayyid, Mohammad (3) HOSSEYNI, Dr, Seyed, Mohammad (4) HOSSEYNI, Dr, Seyyed, Mohammad Position: (1) Advisor to Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2) Spokesperson for YEKTA, a hardline political faction Other Information: Gender: male. Former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance (2009 – 2013). Ex-IRGC. Complicit in the repression of journalists. Listed on: 12/10/2011 Last Updated: 09/04/2020 17/04/2020 Group ID: 12201.
2. RASHIDI AGHDAM, Ali Ashraf
a.k.a: ROSTAMI AGHDAM, Ali, Ashraf Other Information: Gender: male. Former Head of Evin Prison, appointed in mid-2012. During his tenure, conditions in the prison deteriorated and reports referenced intensified ill-treatment of prisoners. Listed on: 12/03/2013 Last Updated: 09/04/2020 17/04/2020 Group ID: 12849.
3. TAEB, Hossein
DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Tehran, Iran a.k.a: (1) TAEB, Hassan (2) TA’EB, Hojjatoleslam, Hossein (3) TAEB, Hosein (4) TAEB, Hussayn (5) TAEB, Hossein Position: Head of IRGC Intelligence since October 2009 Other Information: Gender: male. His responsibilities were expanded in May 2019 with the merging the Office of the Deputy of Strategic Intelligence of the IRGC and the IRGC’s Intelligence Organisation. Commander of the Basij until Oct 2009. EU listing under the Iran (human rights) and Syria regimes. Listed on: 14/04/2011 Last Updated: 09/04/2020 17/04/2020 Group ID: 11788.

and 1 entity designation:

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 until early 2015. Website: http://www.cyberpolice.ir Listed on: 12/03/2013 Last Updated: 13/04/2018 17/04/2020 Group ID: 12864.

made under the EU’s Iran (human rights) sanctions program: as per Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/510.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/510

Categories: EU Updates Human Rights Sanctions Iranian Sanctions OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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