Rally to support Canadian Saeed Malekpour, sentenced to death in Iran

Feb 25, 2012 Full story: Canada.com

Saeed Malekpour, a Canadian sentenced to death in Iran for corrupting the Earth and "desecrating" Islam.Photograph by: Handout , Malekpour family

OTTAWA - A group of Canadian activists hopes to put pressure on the Iranian government to commute the death sentence of a Canadian resident, who is being held in Iran's notorious Evin prison, by staging a protest in Ottawa on Sunday.

Maryam Nayeb Yazdi, a Toronto-based human rights activist, told Postmedia News that the protest is necessary because Saeed Malekpour is at risk of being executed at any time.

Malekpour, a 36-year-old web programmer, was arrested in 2008 while visiting family in Iran.

He is charged with "corrupting the Earth" and "insulting and desecrating Islam" after a program he developed for uploading photos online had been used to post pornographic image without his knowledge ...

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... yet like Canada & USA, The agency said Iran has rapidly ramped up production of higher-grade enriched uranium over the last few months,

a development that could have military dimensions.

Netanyahu said the report provided "another piece of incontrovertible evidence" that Iran is advancing rapidly with its nuclear program ...

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