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Layla VASEGHI

Aliases

Layla VASEQI; Leila VASEGHI; Leyla VASEGHI

Position

Former Governor of Shahr-e Qods and Head of the City Security Council (September 2019 until November 2021)

Linked to

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

Official reason

As the governor of Shahr-e Qods and Head of the City Security Council from September 2019 until November 2021, Leyla Vaseghi ordered the police and other armed forces to use lethal means during the November 2019 protests, causing the deaths of and injuries to unarmed protesters and other civilians. As the governor of Shahr-e Qods and Head of the Ci...

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