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Ali-Akbar Heydarifar

Title: Judge on the Tehran Revolutionary Court

Sanctions: European Union (April 12, 2011)

In April 2011, the European Union sanctioned Ali-Akbar Heydarifar for human rights violations.[1]

According to the Official Journal of the European Union, in his position as judge, Heydarifar sent numerous protestors to the Kahrizak detention facility.[2]


[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 12, 2011. p. 100/8.

[2]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 12, 2011. p. 100/8.