US imposes travel ban on 2 IRGC interrogators

The US State Department has imposed a travel ban on Ali Hemmatian and Masoud Safdari, who are described as interrogators of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programmes Appropriations Act 2021. They are alleged to have been involved in “gross violations of human rights”, namely the torture and/or cruel, …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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