Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi

Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi
محمدجواد آذری جهرمی
Electrical Engineering
22 May 2020
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  • Technical Expert of the Ministry of Intelligence (2005 - 2009)
  • Head of the Security of Communication Systems at the Communications Regulatory Organization (2009 - 2014)
  • Member of the Board of Directors at Rightel Communication Services Company (2014 - 2016)
  • Member of the Board of Directors at Telecommunication Infrastructure Company (2014 - 2016)
  • Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Technology (2016 - 2017)
  • Member of the Supreme Council for Cyberspace (2017 - present)
  • Minister of Information and Communications Technology (20 Aug 2017 - 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 November 22, 2019, the US Treasury Department placed Azari Jahromi on its list of human rights sanctions for his role in censoring and monitoring protesters during the November 2019 protests. According to this decision, Jahromi's possible assets in the United States or in the control of American companies and banks have been frozen and he has been banned from entering the United States.