Hossein Shariatmadari, director of Keyhan newspaper

Hossein Shariatmadari (born in 1326) is a fundamentalist journalist who has been the representative of the legal guardian and head of the Keihan Institute since 1972 by order of Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Republic , and has been the responsible director of the Keihan newspaper since the mid-70s. In 2009, Newsweek magazine ranked him 17th among the 20 most influential people in Homeland. Once, in response to a question, he considered interrogation in the Islamic Republic to be his honor. Kayhan newspaper supported Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the 10th presidential election and was the main supporter of the fundamentalists against the moderate candidate Hassan Rouhani in the 11th presidential election. On Thursday, Mehr 1401, the Canadian government sanctioned Shariatmadari for violating human rights. Early life Hossein Shariatmadari was born in 1326 in the Darvish neighborhood of Damavand. His grandfather, Haj Saifullah Shariatmadari, was an orator.