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Iran must halt execution of web programmer

Headline Title:  Iran must not execute web programmer 19 January 2012 Iran must not execute a web programmer sentenced to death after one of his web programs was used to post pornographic images without his knowledge, Amnesty International said today, as the Iranian authorities continue their crackdown on bloggers and other users of the internet.Iran's Supreme Court confirmed the death sentence for Saeed Malekpour, 35, on Tuesday on charges of "insulting and desecrating Islam". He could now be executed at any time.The Supreme Court's decision comes as the Iranian government is stepping…

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