saeed malekpour

May 14, 2012

Malekpour Family Allowed Visit After Three Months

Malekpour Family Allowed Visit After Three Months The family of Saeed Malekpour, an Iranian-Canadian who was sentenced to death in January 2012, was finally allowed to see him after three months of not being able to visit him. His sister, Maryam Malekpour, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that Saeed’s interrogators have prevented him from seeing his family.... read more
March 12, 2012

Malekpour’s Sister Fears Execution Imminent

Malekpour’s Sister Fears Execution Imminent Expressing grave concern about her brother’s conditions, Maryam Malekpour told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that her family has had no news about her brother Saeed Malekpour, whose death sentence was forwarded to the Iranian Judiciary’s Sentence Enforcement Unit in February 2012.... read more
February 10, 2012

Saeed Malekpour Under Renewed Pressure to Make Televised Confessions

Saeed Malekpour Under Renewed Pressure to Make Televised Confessions Security forces have renewed the pressure on Saeed Malekpour, the web programmer and Canadian resident whose death sentence was upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court last month, to make a televised confession, his sister Maryam Malekpour told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.... read more
February 1, 2012

Revoke Execution Sentence of Web Programmer

Revoke Execution Sentence of Web Programmer (1 February 2012) Iran should immediately suspend the death sentence for web programmer and Canadian resident Saeed Malekpour and investigate allegations of his torture, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.... read more
October 27, 2011

Appeals Court Upholds Verdicts of Panahi, Malekpour, Tajik

Appeals Court Upholds Verdicts of Panahi, Malekpour, Tajik The death sentence of Saeed Malekpour, a Sharif Industrial University graduate who was arrested in 2008 by IRGC's Cyber Army on the charge of "managing pornographic websites," was upheld for the second time last week. According to BBC Persian, though Malekpour's death sentence was overturned last June, Judge Moghisseh upheld the ruling again and Malekpour was informed of this on 19 October. Malekpour was sentenced to 7.5 years in prison followed by execution on charges of "propagating ... read more
February 23, 2011

EU Should Blacklist Human Rights Violators

EU Should Blacklist Human Rights Violators (24 February 2011) The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran welcomed the addition of two Iranian officials by the United States government today to its list of human rights offenders, as well as reports that six European Union (EU) member states have called for targeted sanctions against Iranian officials who have committed grave human rights abuses. The Campaign reiterated its call for governments around the world to blacklist such officials. Britain, France, ... read more
February 3, 2011

Iran Uses Media Stunts in Lieu of Fair Trials

Iran Uses Media Stunts in Lieu of Fair Trials Iranian officials should base convictions on reliable evidence and due process.... read more