Further US Iran sanctions over “human rights abuses, censorship and enhanced monitoring”

Yesterday, OFAC designated, pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 13553, 2 Iranian entities – Ansar-e Hizballah and Evin Prison – for “committing serious human rights abuses on behalf of the Government of Iran”, as well as 3 “leaders” of Ansar-e Hizballah (Abdolhamid Mohtasham, Hossein Allahkaram, and Hamid Ostad). OFAC further designated the Iran-based Hanista Programing Group, pursuant to EO 13606, for operating...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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