Mohammad Mokhber

Mohammad Mokhber
محمد مخبر
1955
Dezful
Male
PhD in Management
No
Alive
2 Dec 2020
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  • Member of Irancel Board of Management (Unknown)
  • Head of the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (17 Jul 2007 - present)
    • Human Rights Violation: Violation of Bahai minority’s rights ( November 2012) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Mashhad
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As head of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he was responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, especially religious minorities, including the confiscated property of Baha'i citizen Hussein Allahverdizadeh because of his religious beliefs.

      Sources
       

      "Confiscation of the house of a Baha'i citizen in Mashhad", HRANA, 2012 https://justice4iran.org/persian/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Mokhber-8.pdf

      Legal Developments
      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries.
    • Human Rights Violation: Confiscating property of political dissidents ( April 2014) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Tehran
      Rights Violated
      Right to a fair trial, Right to property
      Description
       

      As the head of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he has been responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, including the property Hassan Sadeghi Khorramdashti, a political prisoner imprisoned in Evin Prison. 

      Sources
       

      "Fatemeh Muthanna and Hassan Sadeghi; From Prison to Illegal Confiscation of Property, Including a Family Home", Iran Human Rights Campaign, 2016 https://justice4iran.org/persian/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Mokhber-4.pdf

      Legal Developments

      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries. 

    • Human Rights Violation: Violation of Bahai minority’s rights ( November 2012) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Evel Village, (Mazandaran Province)
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As head of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he was responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, especially religious minorities, including all property belonging to Baha'i residents of the village of Evel because of their religious beliefs.

      Sources

      "Letter of 46 Baha'i citizens of Evel village to judicial authorities", Hrana, 2014

       

      https://justice4iran.org/persian/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Mokhber-LB.pdf

      Legal Developments
      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries.
    • Human Rights Violation: Violation of Christian minority’s rights ( 6 July 2015) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Valad Abad, Karaj
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As head of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he is responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, especially religious minorities, including the confiscation of the property of the "Sharon Garden" church belonging to the evangelical Christians of Iran.

      Sources

      Christian Property in Iran to Be Taken Over by Supreme Leader’s Organization, Centre for human rights in Iran, Dec 2018 https://www.iranhumanrights.org/2018/03/christian-property-in-iran-to-be-taken-over-by-supreme-leaders-organization/

      Legal Developments
      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries.
    • Human Rights Violation: Confiscation of cultural activists ( Aug 2015) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Mashhad
      Rights Violated
      Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As the head of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he was responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, including the confiscated house of Fatemeh Zandi, a member of the Jamiat Al-Yasin cultural organization with charitable activities.

      Sources
       

      A Religious Activist’s House Confiscated, HRANA, 7 Sep 2015 https://www.en-hrana.org/religious-activists-house-confiscated

      Legal Developments
      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries.
    • Human Rights Violation: Confiscating the property of a Christian minority ( June 2019) read more
      Institution
      Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order
      Location
      Tabriz
      Rights Violated
      Right to freedom of religion and belief, Right to non-discrimination, Right to property
      Description
       

      As head of the  Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini's Order, he was responsible for confiscating the property of hundreds of Iranian citizens, especially religious minorities, including the Assyrian Evangelical Church in Tabriz, because of evangelical Christians religious beliefs.

      Sources
       

      Christianity CRACKDOWN: Worshippers terrified as Iran storms church and TEARS down cross, The Express, 31 May 2019 https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1134270/iran-news-Christian-persecution-church-cross-christianity-world-war-3-religion-islam

      Legal Developments
      On 13 January 2021, the US Treasury added Mohammad Mokhber and the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and its subsidiaries to its list of sanctions. In a statement the US treasury states that EIKO “control large swaths of the Iranian economy, including assets expropriated from political dissidents and religious minorities, to the benefit of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian government officials.” According to this decision, Mokhber and EIKO’s assets in the United States or under the control of American banks and companies will be frozen and Mokhber will be barred from entering the country. Citizens of the United States will also be banned from doing business with Mokhber, the EIKO and its subsidiaries.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sina Bank (2008 - present)
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