Human rights violations:
IRGC Political Bureau Chief.
He was one of the first high-ranking officials to demand Moussavi, Karroubi and Khatami’s arrest. He has repeatedly supported the use of violence and harsh interrogation tactics against post-election protesters (justifying TV-recorded confessions), including ordering the extrajudicial maltreatment of dissidents through publications circulated to the IRGC and Basij.on 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 17 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Yadollah Javani whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes.