Iran Names 26 Sanctioned US officials

Iran Names 26 Sanctioned US officials

The Iranian Parliament released the names of 26 US officials wanted by Tehran for various crimes, including violation of human rights, state-sponsored terrorism, and drug-trafficking, FNA reported.

Rapporteur of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Kazzem Jalali said that the motion to impose sanctions on and prosecute certain American officials was unanimously adopted by the members of his commission on Sunday.

According to Jalali, some of the officials on the list include:

12- The United States' first administrator in Iraq in 2003, charged with the massacre of the civilians and violation of human rights in Iraq

13- US Defense Department official Richard Pearl, for his role in designing the military invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the crimes committed by the US troops in the two war-torn states

14- Richard A. Cody, Deputy Chief of Staff of the US Army in 2003, for complicity in the massacre of the civilians, torture of the prisoners in Abu-Ghraib and Guantanamo, and violation of human rights in Iraq and Afghanistan

15- Gen. James Mathews, commander of the US operations in Iraq, for his role in the massacre of the civilians in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2003 and his involvement in crime against humanity

16- Gen. George Casey, the Chief of Staff of the US Army from 2003 to 2007, for his complicity in the massacre of the civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan, the raid and occupation of the Islamic Republic of Iran's consulate in the Northern Iraqi city of Erbil and the illegal arrest, abduction and torturing of five Iranian diplomats for over 2.5 years

17- Gen. David Petraeus, former commander of the US troops in Iraq and commander of the US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, for massive violation of human rights, massacre of the civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as complicity in drug-trafficking

18- Gen. Janis Karbinsky, former commander of Abu-Ghraib prison and former officer responsible for US prisons in Iraq, for torturing prisoners and massive violation of human rights in Iraq

19- Gen. Steve Casbon, Abu-Ghraib Prison official, for torturing prisoners and massive violation of human rights in Iraq

20- Gen. Stanley McCrystal, commander of the US troops in Afghanistan, for massacre of the civilians, torturing of prisoners in Bagram, violation of human rights and complicity in drug-trafficking

21- Gen. Jack Bridgez, Commander of the US Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, for his role in the supply of logistical backup and training for the anti-Iran terrorist group, Jundollah, support for terrorism in Afghanistan, massacre of the civilians and massive violation of human rights in Afghanistan

22- Luis Freeh, former CIA Chief, for violation of human rights, complicity in the torturing of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq

23- Robert Muller, former CIA Chief, for violation of human rights, complicity in the torturing of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq

24- Gen. Games Jons, former US president national security advisor, for his support for terrorism, specially his support for the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), and providing aid for terrorist groups in Afghanistan and Iraq

25- Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, former chief of staff of the US Army in 2007, for his role in the massacre of the civilians, torturing of prisoners in Guantanamo and Bagram, and violation of human rights in Afghanistan and Iraq

26- Stuart A. Levey, the incumbent and first Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence within the United States' Department of Treasury, for his role in the violation of human rights through imposing illegal sanctions against the Iranian people.

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