Last Updated: February 25, 2024

Hassan KARAMI

Position

Commander of the Special Units of the Iranian police force

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

Hassan Karami is the Commander of the Special Units of the Iranian police force. The Special Units 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 the Commander of the Special Units, which have caused the deaths of an...

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