Iranian Muslim living in Canada gets 42 months prison for illegally exporting military tech to Iran


He is, according to the Vancouver Sun, a "Canadian national," and then in the second paragraph, simply a "Canadian." Yet he has been "working with co-conspirators in Iran, Turkey and Portugal to illegally export restricted tech products and military supplies to Iran's department of defense," and has been doing so since "as far back as 2011." So in what sense has Ghobad Ghasempour ever really been a Canadian? It is clear from this case that he was using his Canadian citizenship simply as a tool while he worked to aid the Islamic Republic of Iran. But such considerations never enter the minds of immigration officials; they would be "islamophobic."

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