Human Rights Violator: Mohammad Hossein Zibayi Behzad

Full Name:

Mohammad Hossein Zibayi Behzad (a.k.a. Hossein Nejat)

Biography:

Mohammad Hossein Zibayi Behzad was born in 1955 in the city of Shiraz. He has held various positions of authority in the state’s intelligence and security agencies.

Positions:

⦁ Member of the IRGC

⦁ Member of the IRGC Intelligence Unit

⦁ Member of the Office of Security at “Khatam al-Anbiya” IRGC headquarters until the end of the Iran-Iraq War in 1988

⦁ Member of the General Staff of The Armed Forces

⦁ Parliamentary Deputy of the Ministry of Defence

⦁ Inspector at the IRGC

⦁ Plans and Programs Officer at the IRGC for two years

⦁ Coordinating Deputy of the Joint Staff of the IRGC from 1994 to December 1996

⦁ Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff of the IRGC from December 1996 until 1998

⦁ Commander at the “Sarallah” IRGC headquarter from about 1998 until October 2000

⦁ Officer of Social and Political Affairs at the Secretariat of the Supreme National Security Council

⦁ Deputy Commander of Social and Cultural Affairs at the IRGC

⦁ Vice President of the Intelligence Unit at the IRGC from 2016 until present


Human Rights Violations (in chronological order) :

While occupying various positions of authority in the state’s intelligence and security agencies, Mohammad Hossein Zibayi Behzad has become involved with human rights violations through the suppression of dissent, and by arresting and threatening protesters, civil society and political activists, journalists, and ethnic and religious minorities.




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