OFAC SANCTIONS IRANIAN REGIME OFFICIALS TIED TO CONTINUED VIOLENCE AGAINST PROTESTORS

On 21 December, OFAC announced that it is targeting the Prosecutor General and key military and paramilitary officials in Iran, as well as a company manufacturing and providing Iran’s law enforcement forces with anti-riot equipment.  The action targets the senior official overseeing the prosecution of protestors, as well as leaders of military and paramilitary organisations violently cracking down and detaining protestors and a company that procures and provides security forces with tools of suppression.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1177

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20221221

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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