Morteza Tamaddon

Morteza Tamaddon
مرتضی تمدن
MA in Management
7 Dec 2020
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  • Member of Jihad Sazandegi, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province
  • Governor, Farsan (1983 - 1986)
  • Head of Water Organisation, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province (1986 - 1993)
  • Director General of Culture and Islamic Guidance Office, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province (1993 - 1997)
  • Head of the IRIB, Qom Province (1997 - 2000)
  • Head of the IRIB, Razavi Khorasan Province (2000 - 2004)
  • Member of Parliament, Shahr-e-Kurd (2004 - 2008)
  • Economic Adviser to the President (May 2008 - Oct 2008)
  • Provincial Governor, Tehran Province (Oct 2008 - Sep 2013)
  • Member of the Islamic Propaganda Organisation, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province (1984)
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.

In a decision dated 10 October 2011, the European Union placed Morteza Tamaddon on its human rights sanctions list for its role in the widespread and severe violation of the rights of Iranian citizens. According to the EU statement, Morteza Tamadon has been sanctioned for direct responsibility for "arresting and suppressing protesters" following the election results of 2009 and "harassing" Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi.

In June 2014, the US Treasury Department also placed Morteza Tamaddon on the sanctions list for "restricting freedom of expression and peaceful assembly," "harassing Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi," and "ordering the shutdown of the cell phones system during protests.". According to this decision, the possible assets of Morteza Tamadon will be confiscated in the United States and he will be banned from entering this country.