US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement: ‘Treasury is taking action to hold the Iranian regime accountable for ongoing human rights abuses, censorship, and other despicable acts it commits against its own citizens.’ Photo: New York Daily News via TNS

US sanctions Iranian groups, citing ‘human rights abuses, censorship and other despicable acts’

On the sanctions list is paramilitary group Ansar-e-Hezbollah and Tehran’s Evin Prison, which is used to hold political prisoners

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement: ‘Treasury is taking action to hold the Iranian regime accountable for ongoing human rights abuses, censorship, and other despicable acts it commits against its own citizens.’ Photo: New York Daily News via TNS
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