Hossein Ashtari

Hossein Ashtari
حسین اشتری
13 Oct 2020
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  • Head of Security Police (2005 - Jun 2014)
  • Deputy of Chief Commander of Police (28 May 2014 - 9 Mar 2015)
  • Head of Imam Hadi College of Intelligence Protection Studies at Imam Hossein University (Unknown)
  • Chief Commander of Police (9 Mar 2015 - present)
  • Member of the Supreme Council for Cyberspace (9 Mar 2015 - 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 May 20, 2020, the US Treasury Department announced that Ashtari had been placed on a list of human rights sanctions for his role in widespread human rights abuses. Under the decision, all of Ashtari's assets on US soil or under the control of US companies and banks have been frozen and he has been banned from entering the United States.