Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Gholamreza ZIAEI

Aliases

غلامرضا ضیایی

Position

Former Director of Evin Prison; former Director of other detention centres

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202401033

Official reason

Between July 2019 and June 2020, Gholamreza Ziaei was the Director of Evin Prison, where already harsh conditions for detainees further deteriorated during his tenure. Female prisoners were denied phone contact with their children. Political prisoners were denied weekly visits by relatives, which were only allowed every two months. During the 2009 ...

Other Information

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

Date of listing

2024-04-05

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