Ali Shamkhani

Ali Shamkhani
علی شمخانی
1955
Ahvaz
Male
AJA University of Command and Staff
No
Alive
5 Dec 2020
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  • AJA University of Command and Staff, IRGC (Khuzestan Province) (1979 - 1981)
  • Deputy Chief commander of IRGC, National (1981 - 1989)
  • Commander of IRGC Ground Force, National (1986 - 1989)
  • Deputy of Intelligence and Operations of the Commander in Chief, National (1988 - 1989)
  • Minister of IRGC, National (1988 - 1989)
  • Commander of Army Marine Force, National (1989 - 1997)
  • Defence Minister, National (1997 - 2005)
  • Head of the Centre for the Strategic Studies of the Armed Forces, National (2005 - 2013)
  • Member of the Strategic Council on Foreign Policy, National (2013 - present)
  • Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, National (2013 - present)
These violations may only be part of the human rights violations that this person has been involved in. The investigation into this person's human rights record is ongoing.
On January 10, 2020, the US Treasury Department placed Ali Shamkhani on its sanctions list for his role in "carrying out the security, political, and economic orders of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic." According to this decision, all of Shamkhani's assets in the United States or in the possession of American companies and banks will be confiscated and he will be prevented from entering the United States.