Human rights violations:
Head of the Iranian Airport Police Authority.
He has been instrumental, since June 2009, in arresting at Imam Khomeini International Airport – including inside the international zone -Iranian protesters who were trying to leave the country after the crackdown started.on 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 17 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Nabiollah Heydari whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes.   EU Council statement on 10 October 2011