8 March 2023

In parallel to EU, UK and Australian sanctions on International Women’s Day, the U.S. designated “two Iranian officials overseeing prisons in Iran, two senior Iranian security leaders, three companies that supply Iranian law enforcement and the heads of these companies, as well as a high ranking law enforcement official”. Secretary of State Antony Blinken asserted that “the U.S. remains deeply concerned that Iranian authorities continue to suppress dissent and peaceful protest… We will continue to take action to support the people of Iran in the face of these and other human rights abuses by the Iranian regime”.  

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