Imprisoned Canadian Blogger Faces Death Penalty in Iran

Imprisoned in Iran since 2008, Canadian-Iranian blogger Hossein (Hoder) Derakhshan, is now facing the death penalty for “collaborating with enemy states, creating propaganda against the Islamic regime, insulting religious sanctity and creating propaganda for anti-revolutionary groups.” Called The Blogfather Hoder has been both a critic and supporter of Iranian policies (he has visited Israel twice, but supports Iran’s nuclear program), but Iranian authorities don’t seen to be too keen on his dissent in general.

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