Malek Ajdar Sharifi
Human rights violations:
Head of the judiciary in East Azerbaijan. Responsible for grave violations of the right to due process.
On 23 March 2012, the European Union published the names of 17 officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran including Malek Ajdar Sharifi whom the E.U. asserts are “responsible for serious human rights violations” and is thus subjecting to travel bans and asset freezes.   EU Council statement on 23 March 2012