Human Rights Violator: Mohammad Saleh Jokar

mohammad saleh jokar

Name:

Mohammad Saleh Jokar

Human rights violations:

Commander of Student Basij Forces. In this capacity he was actively involved in suppressing protests in schools and universities and extra-judicial detention of activists and journalists.

On 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 29 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Mohammad Saleh Jokar 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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