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Mohamed Sadeghi

Position: Colonel and Deputy of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Technology and Cyber Intelligence

Sanctions: European Union (May 23, 2012)

Mohamed Sadeghi was sanctioned in May 2012 by the European Union for committing human rights abuses. As Colonel and Deputy of the IRGC’s Technology and Cyber Intelligence department, Sadeghi is responsible for arresting and torturing journalists and bloggers, 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. (