Mohammad Javad Zarif

Mohammad Javad Zarif
محمد جواد ظریف
8 Jan 1960
PhD in International Law
6 Sep 2021
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These violations may only be part of the human rights violations that this person has been involved in. The investigation into this person's human rights record is ongoing.

On 31 June, 2019, The U.S Department of Treasury added Zarif to its list of sanctions in accordance with Executive Order 13876, for his role in violation of human rights and pursuing Ali Khamenei’s orders. According to the U.S Treasury statement "At the same time the Iranian regime denies Iranian citizens' access to social media, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spreads the regime's propaganda and disinformation around the world through these mediums."

As a result of these sanctions, Zarif’s assets in the US were frozen and he was barred from entering the United States.