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Iran: Execution waits for web developer

The Iranian-Canadian web developer, Saeed Malekpour, is going to be executed ‘at any moment’, a blog updates by his family and supporters reports. Mr. Malekpour is accused of running pornography websites by Iranian judiciary and convicted to death. Now his verdict has been confirmed and going to be carried out. Iran's Revolutionary Guards has appreciated the death penalty in advance.

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  • Journalists in Iran are encountering strong government opposition, and are also facing email threats from anonymous sources… The Iranian-Canadian programmer, Saeed Malekpour, whose web program was misused by others to upload pornography, is also going to be executed “at any moment”.

  • […] Journalists in Iran are encountering strong government opposition (see the ‘censorship’ section below), and are also facing email threats from anonymous sources. The threats from the government have even extended to the activists’ families: the jailed blogger Mehdi Khazali’s wife and daughter were reported to be kidnapped by security forces. The Iranian-Canadian programmer, Saeed Malekpour, whose web program was misused by others to upload pornography, is also going to be executed “at any moment”. […]

  • […] Οι δημοσιογράφοι στο Ιράν αντιμετωπίζουν σθεναρή αντίδραση από την κυβέρνηση (βλ. ενότητα «λογοκρισία» παρακάτω), καθώς και ανώνυμη απειλητική ηλεκτρονική αλληλογραφία. Οι απειλές της κυβέρνησης έχουν επεκταθεί ακόμη και στις οικογένειες των ακτιβιστών: η σύζυγος και η κόρη του φυλακισμένου blogger Mehdi Khazali, φέρονται να απήχθησαν από τις δυνάμεις ασφαλείας. Ο ιρανοκαναδός προγραμματιστής, Saeed Malekpour, του οποίου το διαδικτυακό πρόγραμμα καταχράστηκαν κάποιοι για την μεταφόρτωση πορνογραφικού υλικού, πρόκειται επίσης να εκτελεστεί «ανά πάσα στιγμή». […]

  • […] – Los periodistas en Irán están encontrando una fuerte oposición gubernamental y también están enfrentando amenazas de correo electrónico de fuentes anónimas. Las amenazas del gobierno se han extendido a las familias de los activistas: la esposa e hija del blogger encarcelado Mehdi Khazali fueron reportadas como secuestradas por las fuerzas de seguridad. El programador iraní-canadiense Saeed Malekpour, cuyo programa web fue mal utilizado por otros para subir pornografía, también va a ser ejecutado “en cualquier momento”. […]

  • […] Journalists in Iran are encountering strong government opposition (see the ‘censorship’ section below), and are also facing email threats from anonymous sources. The threats from the government have even extended to the activists’ families: the jailed blogger Mehdi Khazali’s wife and daughterwere reported to be kidnapped by security forces. The Iranian-Canadian programmer, Saeed Malekpour, whose web program was misused by others to upload pornography, is also going to be executed “at any moment”. […]

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