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Iran - Death sentence for netizen confirmed, new arrests

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that the supreme court has confirmed website designer Saeed Malekpour's death sentence. His family said the court took the decision under pressure from the Revolutionary Guards. A Canadian resident who was arrested on 4 October 2008 while visiting his family, Malekpour, 35, was sentenced to death in January 2011 on charges of anti-government agitation and insulting Islam. Arrests of netizens are meanwhile continuing. Simien Nematollahi, a (...)

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