By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK lists Iranian Prosecutor General following execution of Alireza Akbari

In response to the execution of British-Iranian dual national Alireza Akbari on Saturday (14 January 2023), the UK designated Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri pursuant to its Iran (human rights) sanctions regime. According to the FCDO, Mr Montazeri is one of the most powerful figures in Iran’s judiciary and responsible for the trial process and the use of the …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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