Human Rights Violator: Behrouz Kamalian

Name:

Behrouz Kamalian

Human rights violations:

Head of the IRGC- linked “Ashiyaneh” cyber group. The “Ashiyaneh” Digital Security, founded by Behrouz Kamalian, is responsible for an intensive cyber- crackdown both on domestic opponents and reformists and foreign institutions. On 21 June 2009, the internet site of the Revolutionary Guard’s Cyber Defence Command 32 posted still images of the faces of 26 people, allegedly taken during post-election demonstrations. Attached was an appeal to Iranians to “identify the rioters”.

On 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 29 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iranincluding Behrouz Kamalian whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes. [1]

 

[1]EU Council statement  on 10 October 2011

 

 

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