The latest round of sanctions imposed by the US Department of the Treasury against Iranian officials and organisations is a clear indication of the United States’ commitment to holding the Iranian government accountable for its human rights abuses. For too long, the Iranian government has been able to operate with impunity, cracking down on protesters and activists with impunity. The US has demonstrated its commitment to human rights in Iran by targeting the prosecutor general and companies that provide riot gear to the Law Enforcement Forces, as well as pushing for the expulsion of Iran from the UN women’s rights body. These new sanctions come at a critical time in the region and will undoubtedly send a strong signal to the Iranian government regarding the US’ commitment to human rights. The US has long been at the forefront of advocating for human rights in Iran and this latest round of sanctions is another example of that. The US Department of the Treasury has also noted that these new sanctions are just one part of a larger strategy to hold the Iranian government accountable for its human rights abuses. This is certainly a welcome move from the United States, as it shows that they are serious about holding the Iranian government accountable and will not tolerate human rights violations. The US will continue to push for the Iranian government to improve its human rights record, and these new sanctions are one way of doing that. It is important that the US and other countries continue to pressure the Iranian government, so that all citizens can benefit from freedom and human rights. It is also important that the US and other countries use diplomatic channels to ensure the Iranian government is held accountable for its human rights abuses. This includes engaging in dialogue with the government, as well as providing support for those affected by the government’s crackdown on protesters. The US Department of the Treasury’s latest round of sanctions is an important step towards holding the Iranian government accountable for its human rights abuses. It is a clear signal that the US is not going to tolerate any human rights violations in Iran and will continue to pressure the government to improve its record.