Mohamad Mehdi Sayyari is the IRGC-IO Co-Deputy Chief. Sayyari has been directly involved in arranging logistics for prisoners in Iran.
Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is an Iranian intelligence agency within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and part of Council for Intelligence Coordination. The Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps was established on Khamanei’s initiative in 2009.
The IRGC-IO frequently holds and interrogates detainees in the notorious Evin Prison, in addition to the IRGC-IO’s direct role in the repression of protests and arrest of dissidents, including dual nationals.
IRGC Intelligence Organization Co-Deputy Chief
Member of Parliament, Bojnourd (May 2008 – May 2012)
Consul General of Iran, Frankfurt (2014 – 2017)
Provincial Governor, West Azerbaijan Province (2017 – 2021)
Killing and suppressing protesters (November 2019)
Human Rights Violations
Also Known As:
Mohamad Mehdi Sayari
Mohammad Mehdi Shahriyari
12 Jul 1959
Reason for the color:
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on April 27, 2023 pursuant to Executive Order 14078 for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the IRGC-IO, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 14078;