Last Updated: November 26, 2023

Evin Prison

Aliases

затвор Evin; Prisión de Evin; Věznice Evín; Evin-Gefängnis; Φυλακή Evin; Prison d’Evin; Zatvor Evin; Prigione di Evin; Evino kalėjimas; Il-Ħabs ta’ Evin; Evingevangenis; Więzienie Evin; Prisão de Evin; Închisoarea Evin; Väznica Evin; Zapor Evin; Evinin vankila; Evin-fängelset; Evini börtön; Evinfængslet; Evini vangla; Príosún E...

Address

District 2, Dasht-e Behesht, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32023R0721

Official reason

Evin Prison is a detention centre where political prisoners have been held and severe human rights abuses, including torture, have repeatedly taken place over the past years and decades. November 2019 protesters were, and at least to some extent still are, detained in Evin Prison as political prisoners. Prisoners in Evin Prison are being deprived o...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2021-04-12)

Date of listing

2023-04-03

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

- Restrictive measures in relation to serious human rights violations in Iran - Restrictive measures in relation to the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction - Restrictive measures in view of Iran's military support of Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine

Regime

UN, EU country specific

Target State

Iran

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision 2011/235/CFSP. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons who are also su...

Official Information

Program: Restrictive measures in relation to serious human rights violations in Iran (EU) The restrictive measures in relation to serious human rights violations in Iran were first put in place on 12 April 2011. Travel restrictions and an asset freeze were introduced with respect to persons complicit in or responsible for directing or implementing...

Additional Details

Threre are three different sanctions programs against Iran imposed by the EU.

Program URL

- https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02011D0235-20230915 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02010D0413-20230426 - https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2023.186.01.0020.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2023%3A186%3ATOC