Human Rights Violator: Hossein Tala

Name:

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. [1]

 

[1] EU Council statement  on 10 October 2011

 

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