Hassanzadeh, Hasan

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Hassanzadeh, Hassan
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"As commander of IRGC forces in Tehran, Hassanzadeh has overseen the crackdown against protests in the city. During the recent demonstrations in Tehran, Hassanzadeh announced that many protestors had been captured, claiming that Basij members had been targeted, and that weapons were confiscated. IRGC forces in Tehran have arrested protestors to allegedly defend the Islamic Republic’s centers of power... Hassanzadeh... [is] being designated pursuant to E.O. 13553 for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the IRGC, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13553."1

"Brigadier General Hasan Hassanzadeh is the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran province. Iranian security forces, including the IRGC, committed serious human rights violations in Tehran province during the 2022 protests. Hasan Hassanzadeh is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran."2 

"Hasan HASSANZADEH is an involved person under the Iran (Sanctions) (Human Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 because: he is and has been involved in the commission of serious human rights violations in Iran, namely being responsible for, engaging in, providing support for and promoting serious violations with respect to the right to life and the right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Iran through his role as senior commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Tehran and in the suppression of protests."3 

"[C]ommander of IRGC forces in Tehran."4

"Brigadier-General, Commander of the Mohammad Rasulullah Corps unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Tehran province."5 



2.  https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32022R2231&from=EN

3. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1117167/Notice_Iran__Human_Rights__141122.pdf

4.  https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2023/03/canada-imposes-new-sanctions-against-iranian-regime.html 

5. https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2023L00075 

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