US State Dept travel ban on IRGC General

The US Department of State has listed General Hassan Shahvarpour, Khuzestan Province’s Vali Asr Commander, on the basis of his involvement in gross violations of human rights against protestors. IRGC units under Mr Shahvarpour’s command are said to have killed approximately 148 Iranians during the November protests in Mahshahr, Iran. Press release here. Under Section 7031(c) of the Department of …

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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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