Sanctions Notice - Iran (Human Rights)

25th April 2023

Further to the most recent sanctions notice issued in relation to Iran (Human Rights) it has emerged that there may be an alternative spelling of one of the names specified in the notice. The name on the list issued by the UK’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office and therefore in the sanctions notice is - 

  • Habib SHAHSAVIRA  

The name on the list issued by the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation is -



All businesses must use both spellings when checking to see whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise have any kind of relationship with the person in question.

Any information or queries should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line “Iran (Human Rights) Sanctions”.

Where you have identified a connection to a designated person as set out above, please also inform the Guernsey Financial Services Commission via email to [email protected] providing short form information on the nature of the sanction connection and the measures you have taken or intend to take.

Further information on the effect of asset freezes and related issues including licences is available on the States of Guernsey website at