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Malek Ajdar Sharifi

Position: Head of the Judiciary in East Azerbaijan

Sanctions: European Union (May 23, 2012)

The European Union sanctioned Malke Ajdar Sharifi in May 2012 for violations of human rights in Iran. The Official Journal of the European Union states he was guilty of committing human rights abuses violating individual’s rights to due process.[1]


[1]The Council of the European Union, “Council Regulation (EU) No 264/2012 of 23 March 2012 amending Regulation (EU) No 359/2011 Concerning Restrictive Measures Directed Against Certain Persons, Entities, and Bodies in View of the Situation in Iran.” Official Journal of the European Union, March 24, 2012, p. 28. (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2012:087:0026:0036:EN:PDF)