Dr Mohammad Hosseini (Aka: Dr Seyyed Mohammad Hosseyni ; Seyed, Sayyed and Sayyid)
Human rights violations:
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance since September 2009. Ex-IRGC, he is complicit in the repression of journalists.
On 10 October 2011, the European Union published the names of 29 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Dr Mohammad Hosseini (Aka: Dr Seyyed Mohammad Hosseyni ; Seyed, Sayyed and Sayyid) 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