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Ali Mirhejazi

Position: Deputy Chief of the Supreme Leader’s Office and Head of Security

Sanctions: European Union (May 23, 2012)

The European Union sanctioned Ali Mirhejazi in May of 2012 for his responsibility in planning the strategy to suppress protests since 2009, according to the Official Journal of the European Union.[1]

[1]The Council of the European Union, “Council Regulation (EU) No 264/2012 of 23 March 2012 amending Regulation (EU) No 359/2011 Concerning Restrictive Measures Directed Against Certain Persons, Entities, and Bodies in View of the Situation in Iran.” Official Journal of the European Union, March 24, 2012, p. 28. (