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Abdollah Araghi

(a.k.a. Ergahi)

Position: Deputy Head of the IRGC’s Ground Forces

Sanctions: European Union (April 12, 2011)

In April 2011, the European Union named Abdollar Araghi as an individual subject to sanctions for human rights violations. As Deputy Head of the IRGC’s Ground Forces, read the Official Journal of the European Union, he had “a direct and personal responsibility in the crackdown of protests all through the Summer of 2009.”[1]
 


[1]Council of the European Union, “Council Regulation (EU) No 359/2011 of 12 April 2011 Concerning Restrictive Measures Directed Against Certain Persons, Entities, and Bodies in View of the Situation in Iran.” Official Journal of the European Union, April 14, 2011, p. 100/6.