Council added today 29 people When 3 entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures in the context of the existing Iranian human rights sanctions regime;This is due to Martha’s role in his Amini’s death and Violent Response to Recent Demonstrations in Iran.
The EU strongly condemns the unacceptable and violent crackdown on protesters. We stand with the Iranian people and their right to protest peacefully and to freely express their demands and opinions. We are today imposing additional sanctions on those responsible for suppressing Iranian protesters.
Josep Borrell High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy
Today’s designations are: Forces Arbitrarily Arrested Masa Aminihead of state Iranian law enforcement of (LEF) Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and Brigadier General Kyumarus Heydari, commanders of the Iranian Army’s ground forces, for their role in the brutal suppression of recent protests.In addition, the EU has designated Iran’s national television broadcaster press the tv Responsible for production and broadcasting of detainee confession coercion.Additionally, the EU list Vahid Mohammad Nasser Majid, Iran’s cyber police chief for arbitrarily arresting those who expressed online criticism of the Iranian regime.EU is also specified at the end Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad BahidiHe is also responsible for the LEF, which has committed serious human rights violations.
The measures imposed today are travel ban When asset freezeIn addition, EU citizens and businesses are No funding To listed individuals and entities. Iran’s human rights sanctions system includes: export ban to Iran of equipment may be used for internal oppression of equipment for and Communication monitoring.
The list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures in the context of the existing Iranian human rights sanctions regime currently A total of 126 individuals and 11 entities.
The European Union and its Member States condemn the continued widespread and disproportionate use of force against peaceful protesters. This is unjust and unacceptable. The people of Iran, like elsewhere, have the right to protest peacefully, and this right must be ensured in all circumstances.
The EU urges Iran to immediately cease its violent crackdown on peaceful demonstrators, release those detained and ensure free flow of information, including internet access. In addition, the EU calls on Iran to disclose the number of deaths and arrests, hold those responsible accountable, and provide due process for all detainees. Masa’s murder of Amini must also be investigated in an independent and transparent manner, and those proven responsible for her death must be held accountable.
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