Human rights violations: Council strengthens sanctions against Iran
EU News 126/2013
11 March 2013
Following a review, the Council prolonged the EU restrictive measures in response to serious human rights violations in Iran by 12 months.
The Council also added 9 persons responsible for serious human rights violations to the list of those subject to a travel ban and an asset freeze. This brings the number of persons targeted to 87. The Council also decided to subject one entity responsible for human rights violations to an asset freeze.
The measures are now valid until 13 April 2014. The legal acts will be published in the EU Official Journal of 12 March.
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