Thursday, 8 December, 2022

EU sanctions Iran interior minister, state TV over protest crackdown

The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on a further 29 Iranian officials and three organisations for the crackdown on protests over the death of Mahsa Amini.

Those hit with visa bans and asset freezes included Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi and state broadcaster Press TV, which was accused of airing "forced confessions of detainees", an EU statement said.