Iran: Website Manager on Death-row


Iran Human Rights   |   August 1, 2018

Mohammad Hossein Maleki, sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court on the charge of “corruption on earth” for sale of CCcameras and unlocking satellite channels, he was transferred to the solitary confinement on Sunday, July 29.

According to a close source Mohammad Hossein Maleki, the manager of Asre-Javan website and its Telegram channel who is held at Dastgerd Prison in Isfahan, was transferred to the solitary confinement.

One of Maleki’s relatives told IHR, “Mohammad Hossein Maleki is probably sent to the solitary confinement in order to be put under pressure and make a forced confession. Over the last few days, Maleki’s family and lawyer were pressured because of passing on the information to Human Rights institutes.”

Mohammad Hossein Maleki, known as Aryan, 47, from Isfahan, was arrested by the agents of the Ministry of Intelligence on March 1, 2017, and was sentenced to “corruption on earth through organized activities regarding the sale of closed caption cameras and several satellite accounts” at Branch 2 of the Revolutionary Court of Isfahan. (Iran Human Rights – Aug. 1, 2018)

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