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Liechtensteinisches Landesgesetzblatt
Jahrgang 2024 Nr. 151 ausgegeben am 10. April 2024
Verordnung
vom 9. April 2024
betreffend die Abänderung der Verordnung über Massnahmen gegenüber der Islamischen Republik Iran
Aufgrund von Art. 2 und 14a des Gesetzes vom 10. Dezember 2008 über die Durchsetzung internationaler Sanktionen (ISG), LGBl. 2009 Nr. 41, in der Fassung des Gesetzes vom 9. Juni 2017, LGBl. 2017 Nr. 203, sowie unter Einbezug der aufgrund des Zollvertrages anwendbaren schweizerischen Rechtsvorschriften und des Beschlusses (GASP) 2024/1019 vom 4. April 2024 des Rates der Europäischen Union verordnet die Regierung:
I.
Abänderung bisherigen Rechts
Die Verordnung vom 19. Januar 2016 über Massnahmen gegenüber der Islamischen Republik Iran, LGBl. 2016 Nr. 10, in der geltenden Fassung, wird wie folgt abgeändert:
Anhang 7 Bst. A Ziff. 4, 7, 9, 12, 43, 49, 78, 81, 88, 89, 112, 113, 139 bis 141, 151 und 219
 
Name
Identifizierungsinformationen
Gründe
4.
FAZLI Ali
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Rank: Brigadier-General
Position: Commander of Imam Hossein University (a.k.a. Imam Hussein University)
Since May 2017, Commander of Imam Hossein University by order of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Chief Commander. Former Chief of the Imam Hossein Cadet College (2018-June 2020). Former Deputy Commander of the Basij (2009-2018). Former Head of the IRGC’s Seyyed al-Shohada Corps, Tehran province (until February 2010). The Seyyed al-Shohada Corps is in charge of security in Tehran province and played a key role in the brutal repression of protesters in 2009.
7.
MOTLAGH Bahram Hosseini
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Rank: Brigadier-General
Position: Member of the teaching staff of Imam Hossein University (Guardians of the Revolution) (a.k.a. Imam Hussein University) and Head of the planning and operations department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces
Member of the teaching staff of Imam Hossein University (Guardians of the Revolution) and Head of the planning and operations department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. Former Head of the Army Command and General Staff College (DAFOOS). Former Head of the Seyyed al-Shohada Corps of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Tehran province. The Seyyed al-Shohada Corps played a key role in organising the repression of protests in 2009.
9.
RADAN Ahmad-Reza
POB: Isfahan (Iran)
DOB: 1963
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: Head of Iran’s Law Enforcement Forces (LEF)
Since January 2023, Head of Iran’s Law Enforcement Forces (LEF), also referred to as the Iranian national police. Former Head of the Centre for Strategic Studies of the Iranian LEF, a body linked to the LEF. Deputy Chief of the LEF from 2008 until June 2014. In that position, Radan was responsible for beatings, murder, and arbitrary arrests and detentions of protestors that were committed by the police forces. As a former Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, he was in charge of training Iraqi "anti-terrorist" forces.
12.
TAEB Hossein
POB: Tehran (Iran)
DOB: 1963
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: advisor to the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)
Since 2022, advisor to the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Hossein Salami. Former Head of the IRGC intelligence organisation (October 2009 to June 2022). His responsibilities were expanded in May 2019 with the merging of the Office of the Deputy of Strategic Intelligence of the IRGC and the IRGC’s Intelligence Organisation. Commander of the Basij until October 2009. Forces under his command participated in mass beatings, murders, detentions and tortures of peaceful protestors.
43.
JOKAR Mohammad Saleh
POB: Yazd (Iran)
DOB: 1957
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: Member of Parliament for the province of Yazd and Chairman of the Internal Affairs Commission and Parliamentary Councils
Member of Parliament for the province of Yazd and Chairman of the Internal Affairs Commission and Parliamentary Councils. General of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and former Deputy for Parliamentary Affairs of the IRGC. From 2011 to 2016, Member of Parliament for the province of Yazd and Member of the Parliamentary Committee for National Security and Foreign Policy. Former Commander of Student Basij Forces. In that role, he was actively involved in suppressing protests and indoctrinating children and young people with a view to continuing suppression of free speech and dissent. As a Member of the Parliamentary Committee for National Security and Foreign Policy, he publicly supported the suppression of opposition to the government and its repressive policies. After the death of Mahsa Amini in 2022, he played a central role in proposing amendments to the parliamentary election law designed to empower hardliners in parliamentary elections and shut down the demands of protestors.
49.
SALARKIA Mahmoud
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Mahmoud Salarkia is currently working as a lawyer and continues to suppress individual rights of the Iranian citizens in defence of the regime’s repressive policies. He figures on the list of lawyers competent under Article 48 of the Iranian criminal procedure code, on the basis of which the defendants of some political and security crimes are denied the choice of a lawyer during the interrogation and investigation stages by the prosecutor’s office. Former Head of the Petrol and Transport Commission of the City of Tehran. Deputy to the Prosecutor-General of Tehran for Prison Affairs during the crackdown of 2009.
In that position, he was directly responsible for many of the arrest warrants against innocent, peaceful protesters and activists. Many reports from human rights defenders show that virtually all those arrested were, on Salarkia’s instruction, held incommunicado without access to their lawyer or families, and without charge, for varying lengths of time, often in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance. Often the families of those arrested were not notified of the arrest.
78.
JAFARI Asadollah
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: Head of the Judicial Administration in Isfahan and Head of the
Resistance Economy Headquarters
Head of the Judicial Administration in Isfahan and Head of the Resistance Economy Headquarters. Former Attorney General in Isfahan. In that position, he ordered violent reactions against protesters who took to the streets in November 2021 to protest against water shortages. According to some reports, Asadollah Jafari has announced the formation of a special office to investigate the arrested protesters and he ordered the condemnation of some protesters involved in the 2022 protests.
From 2017 to 2021, he held the position of Attorney General in North Khorasan province.
As former Prosecutor of Mazandaran province (2006-2017), Jafari recommended the imposition of the death penalty in cases he prosecuted, which has resulted in many executions including public executions, and in circumstances where the imposition of the death penalty is contrary to international human rights, including by being disproportionate and excessive punishment. Jafari has also been responsible for illegal arrests and violations of the rights of Baha’i detainees from initial arrest to keeping them in solitary confinement in the Intelligence Detention Centre.
81.
MUSAVI-TABAR Seyyed Reza
POB: Jahrom (Iran)
DOB: 1964
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: Representative of the Disciplinary Prosecutor for Judges in Shiraz
Since 2014, Seyyed Reza Musavi-Tabar has been the representative of the Disciplinary Prosecutor for Judges in Shiraz. Former Head of the Revolutionary Prosecution of Shiraz. Responsible for illegal arrests and ill treatment of political activists, journalists, human rights defenders, Baha’is and prisoners of conscience, who were harassed, tortured, interrogated and denied access to lawyers and due process. Musavi-Tabar signed judicial orders in the notorious No 100 Detention Centre (a male prison), including an order to detain female Baha’i prisoner Raha Sabet for three years in solitary confinement.
88.
ZIAEI Gholamreza
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Position: Former Director of Evin Prison; former Director of other detention centres
Between July 2019 and June 2020, Gholamreza Ziaei was the Director of Evin Prison in Tehran. During his tenure, the already harsh conditions for detainees further deteriorated, including for Narguess Mohammadi. Female prisoners were denied phone contact with their children. Political prisoners were denied weekly visits by relatives, which were only allowed every two months. During the 2009 protests, Ziaei was in charge of the Kahrizak Detention Center, where at least five detainees, who had been arrested in connection with Tehran’s 2009 mass street protests, died after being tortured. From 2017 to 2019, before taking charge of Evin Prison, Ziaei was the Director of Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj, west of Tehran, where there have been numerous protests by political prisoners against abuse and inhumane living conditions.
89.
SHAHVARPOUR Hassan
POB: Safi Abad, south of Dezful, Khuzestan (Iran)
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Passport number: 2001624001 (national ID number)
Position: Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander of Khuzestan province (Vali Asr Corps)
Rank: Brigadier-General
Brigadier-General Hassan Shahvarpour has been the Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Khuzestan province (Vali Asr Corps) since 2009. In 2023, Vali Asr Corps was awarded a certificate by the IRGC Commander-in-Chief for being the most successful Corps managing cyberspace. Hassan Shahvarpour is responsible for commanding the forces, which used machine guns against protesters and other civilians in the city of Mahshahr during the November 2019 protests. Under his command, 148 people were killed by the IRGC by heavy machine gun fire from armoured vehicles encircling fleeing protesters hiding in nearby marshes.
112.
KOCHZAEI Ebrahim (a.k.a. KOCHZAI Ebrahim, KOUCHAKZAEI Ebrahim)
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Rank: Colonel
Function: former Head of Iran’s Law
Enforcement Forces (LEF) in the city of Chabahar in
Sistan and Baluchestan province
Colonel Ebrahim Kochzaei was the Head of Iran’s Law Enforcement Forces (LEF) in the city of Chabahar in Sistan and Baluchestan province until 3 December 2022.
The security forces in Sistan and Baluchestan province, including in Chabahar, used brutal violence against peaceful protestors in the protests in autumn 2022, including against children.
Kochzaei is also named as the perpetrator of the rape in September 2022 of a 15-year old girl who was held in police custody in Chabahar.
Ebrahim Kochzaei is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
113.
TAHERI Ahmad
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Rank: Brigadier-General
Function: advisor to the Head of the Iranian Law Enforcement Forces (LEF); former Head of the
Iranian LEF in Sistan and Baluchestan province
Brigadier-General Ahmed Taheri has been the advisor to the Head of the Iranian Law Enforcement Forces (LEF) (EU-listed Brigadier-General Radan) since autumn 2023. He was Head of the Iranian LEF in the Sistan and Baluchestan province during the 2022/2023 protests.
The security forces in Sistan and Baluchestan province used brutal violence against peaceful protestors in the protests in autumn 2022, including against children.
As Head of the Iranian LEF in Sistan and Baluchestan province, Ahmed Taheri is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
139.
SOURI Majid
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Rank: Second Brigadier-General
Function: Head of Rahian-e Noor and Tourism Organization; former Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) in Lorestan province
Majid Souri is a Second Brigadier-General of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). He was the Deputy Commander of the IRGC in Lorestan province. Since December 2022, he is Head of the Rahian-e Noor and Tourism Organization, affiliated with the IRGC and Basij.
He is responsible for the security forces’ violent repression of protests in 2022, especially in the city of Khorramabad, where people gathered to mourn the death of Nika Shakrami, an Iranian teenager who disappeared soon after Mahsa Amini’s death.
He is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
140.
KARIMI Mohsen
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Rank: Brigadier-General
Function: Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Markazi province
Brigadier-General Mohsen Karimi is Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Markazi province, also known as the Ruhollah Corps. The Ruhollah Corps is a military unit of the IRGC with its headquarters located in Arak and is responsible for commanding and controlling all units of the IRGC and Basij located in Markazi province.
He is responsible for the security forces’ violent repression of protests in 2022, which led to the death of 19-year-old Mehrshad Shahidi in an IRGC detention centre in Arak.
He is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
141.
HEYDARNIA Alireza
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Rank: Brigadier-General
Function: Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Alborz province
Brigadier-General Alireza Heydarnia is Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Alborz province, also known as the Imam Hassan Mojtaba Corps.
The IRGC is responsible for the violent repression of protesters, in particular in the city of Karaj, Alborz, in 2022. In that city, security forces cracked down on protesters on the occasion of rallies to honour the victims of the protests on the 40th day after their death. On 17 October 2022, security forces in Karaj abducted from hospital and repeatedly raped Armita Abbasi, a 20-year-old girl.
Alireza Heydarnia is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
151.
SAJJADI Seyed Hamid Hazaveh
DOB: 21.3.1969
POB: Iran
Nationality:
Iranian
Gender: male
Function: Member of the Supreme Council of Sports; former Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth
Hamid Sajjadi has been a member of the Supreme Council of Sports since 22 August 2023. He was Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth between 15 August 2021 and August 2023.
He is responsible for pressuring Iran’s athletes into silence and for preventing them from speaking out internationally against repression in Iran. He was personally involved in the case of Elnaz Rekabi, an Iranian climber who competed without a hijab at the Asian Championship rock-climbing competition in Seoul in the autumn of 2022. After her competition, Rekabi was tricked into entering the Iranian embassy building in Seoul, where her passport and mobile phone were confiscated on the orders of the authorities in Tehran. Upon her likely forced arrival in Tehran, she was interrogated by two of Iran’s political and sports institutions and met with Sajjadi. In that meeting she was coerced into making a statement apologising for competing without a hijab and was threatened with the confiscation of family land. In December 2022, it became clear that Elnaz Rekabi’s family home in Zanjan had been demolished.
Hamid Sajjadi is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
219.
NIKVARZ Mohsen
POB: Iran
Gender: male
Nationality:
Iranian
Function: Public Prosecutor of Sirjan
As the Public Prosecutor of Sirjan, Mohsen Nikvarz was responsible for several arbitrary arrests of lawyers and death sentences in Sirjan during the 2019 protests. In 2023, he was promoted to Head of the Center for Protection and Intelligence of the Judiciary of Kerman province.
In the context of the protests that erupted in September 2022, Nikvarz was also involved in the Maryam Arvin case, prosecuting her for her activities as a defence lawyer for protesters. Following her arrest, for which Nikvarz carries personal responsibility, Maryam Arvin was brutally tortured in prison.
Mohsen Nikvarz is therefore responsible for serious human rights violations in Iran.
Anhang 7 Bst. B Ziff. 11
Aufgehoben
II.
Inkrafttreten
Diese Verordnung tritt am Tag der Kundmachung in Kraft.

Fürstliche Regierung:

gez. Dr. Daniel Risch

Fürstlicher Regierungschef