Human Rights Violator: Morteza Tamadon

morteza tamadon

Name:

Morteza Tamadon  (Aka:  Morteza Tamaddon)

Human rights violations:

IRGC Governor- General of Tehran Province, head of Tehran provincial Public Security Council. In his capacity as governor and head of Tehran provincial Public Security Council, he bears overall responsibility for all repressive activities, including cracking down on political protests since June 2009. He is known for being personally involved in the harassing of opposition leaders Karroubi and Moussavi.

On 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 29 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including  Morteza Tamadon  (Aka:  Morteza Tamaddon) 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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