Reza Taghipour

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Reza Taghipour is the Minister of Communicat ions and Information Technology
and one of the leading Iranian officials in charge of censorship, control
of internet activities, and control of other types of communications;

Reza Taghipour has been responsible for the blocking of mobile lines and text
messaging, jamming of satellite television channels, and local suspension of
internet connectivity in the wake of the June 2009 elections;

Also Known As:
Reza Taghipour Anvari



Reason for the color:
» Added on November 8, 2012 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13628, which targets Iranian regime’s abuse of human rights;

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