Parviz Fattah

Parviz Fattah
پرویز فتاح
1 Jan 1961
Gharabagh, Iran
Male
MA in Industrial Engineering
No
Alive
4 May 2021
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  • Head of Jihad Sazandegi Cultural Committee, West Azerbaijan Province (1979 - 1980)
  • Head of the Headquarters for the UN Forces in Iran (1989 - 2001)
  • Deputy of Sepasad Company (1992 - 2003)
  • Minister of Energy (2005 - 2009)
  • Head of the IRGC Ta\'avon Foundation (2009 - 2015)
  • Head of Imam Khomeini Relief Committee (2015 - 2019)
  • Head of the Mostazafan Foundation (22 Jul 2019 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Confiscating and selling property of religious minorities and political dissidents (22 Jul 2019 - present) read more
      Institution
      Bonyad Mostaz'afan
      Location
      (National)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As head of the Mostazafan Foundation (Bonyad), Parviz Fattah is responsible for confiscating and selling the property of Iranian citizens, especially religious minorities and political dissidents. According to research by the Justice for Iran Organization, during Fattah’s tenure, hundreds of confiscated pieces of property from Iranian citizens have been advertised for sale through auctions at least five times in 2019.

      Sources
       

      Stolen Lands: Confiscation Iranian Citizens Property by Mostazafan Foundation (Bonyad), Justice for Iran, 2021

      Legal Developments
       

      On November 18, 2020, the US Treasury Department placed Parviz Fattah on its sanctions list as a key official in the Mostazafan Foundation, which assists the regime of the Islamic Republic in continuing to violate the rights of the Iranian people. According to the decision, Fattah's property was frozen in the United States and he was banned from entering the United States.

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.