Hossein Tala (Aka: Hosseyn Tala)
Human rights violations:
Deputy Governor-General ( ″Farmandar ″) of Tehran Province until September 2010, in particular responsible for the intervention of police forces and therefore for the repression of demonstrations. He received a prize in December 2010 for his role in the post-election repression.
On 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 29 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Hossein Tala (Aka: Hosseyn Tala) whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes.