Last Updated: June 24, 2024

Gholamreza SOLEIMANI

Position

Head of the Basij Organisation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.124.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A124I%3ATOC

Official reason

Gholamreza Soleimani is the Head of the Basij Organisation. The Basij Organisation used lethal force to suppress the November 2019 protests in Iran, causing the deaths of and injuries to unarmed protesters and other civilians in many cities across the country. As Head of the Basij Organisation, Gholamreza Soleimani bears responsibility for the viol...

Other Information

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

Date of listing

2021-04-12

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