Saeed Malekpour

The Sister Of A Canadian Resident Jailed In Iran Campaigns For His Release

Maryam Nayeb Yazdi | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Maryam Nayeb Yazdi

The sister of Saeed Malekpour, a Canadian resident and engineer who is unlawfully imprisoned in Iran, is calling on Canadians to help push for her brother's release and safe return to Canada. Her efforts have so far moved Iran's leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to quash Malekpour's death sentence.

Canadian Resident's Death Sentence Suspended In Iran: Reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Ottawa says it welcomes reports that Iran has suspended the death sentence for a Canadian resident.The published reports have not been confir...

No Death Sentence For Iranian-Canadian Computer Programmer

CBC | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada

Authorities in Iran have reportedly suspended the death sentence of a computer programmer from Canada, according to the Mehr news agency. ...

Hear Us Iran: Canadians Condemn You

Linda Frum | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Linda Frum

If this looks like an ordinary diplomatic photograph -- it is not. In a rare encounter, the Hon. Noel Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate of Canada, summoned Kambiz Sheikh-Hassani, the Iranian Charge d'Affaires, to his chambers. Kinsella demanded the release of all unlawfully held Iranian prisoners of conscience and in particular the Canadian prisoners: Saeed Malekpour, Hossein Derakhshan and Hamid Ghassemi-Shall.

Help Free a Canadian Prisoner under Torture in Iran

Farah Mawani | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada
Farah Mawani

Saeed Malekpour was sentenced to death on October 2010 on false confessions he gave two years ago when subjected to physical and psychological torture. The release of Sarah, Shane, and Josh from Evin prison shows that we, as a community, can put a stop to yet another indictment on human rights.

'Sigh Of Relief' As Canadian Avoids Death Sentence In Iran

Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Iran’s supreme court has quashed the death sentence for a Canadian man. Saeed Malekpour, a 35-year-old Canadian web program...