Al-Ghaib, Seyyed Heshmatollah Hayat

Person/Entity:
Person
Also Known As:
Al-Ghaib, Heshmatollah Hayat; Al-Ghaib, Seyyed Heshmat Hayat; Al-Ghayb, Sayyid Heshmat Hayat
Sanctioned by U.S:
Yes
Date Sanctioned by U.S:
2022-10-26
Sanctioned by EU:
No
Sanctioned by U.K.:
No
Sanctioned by Canada:
No
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Description

"Seyyed Heshmatollah Hayat Al-Ghaib (Al-Ghaib) serves as the Director-General of Tehran Province Prisons, a role which gives him oversight of Evin, Fashafouyeh, and other notorious prisons in the region. During his tenure, Al-Ghaib has repeatedly dismissed concerns from prisoners and Iranian officials regarding poor conditions at the prisons he administered. Under his administration, Tehran’s prisons continue to be known for their brutality and maltreatment of prisoners. Al-Ghaib is being designated pursuant to E.O. 13553 for being officials of the Government of Iran or persons acting on behalf of the Government of Iran (including members of paramilitary organizations) who are responsible for or complicit in, or responsible for ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing, the commission of serious human rights abuses against persons in Iran or Iranian citizens or residents, or the family members of the foregoing, on or after June 12, 2009, regardless of whether such abuses occurred in Iran."1

Source:

1. https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1048 

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