OFAC ADDS TO IRAN SANCTIONS LISTS – INTERIOR MINISTER, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND PRISONS – ON HUMAN RIGHTS GROUNDS

On 20 May, OFAC advised that a number of individual and entities had been added to its sanctions list pursuant to the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).  The new names include 2 Iranian prisons and the LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN COOPERATIVE FOUNDATION, as well as an Interior Minister and senior law enforcement officials.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20200520.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1015

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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