Web programmer may be executed in Iran

This is just not sensible to me. This is, perhaps, a result of an overly-conservative interpretation of religious doctrines.

Execution of web programmer in Iran may be imminent

A computer programmer from Canada faces imminent execution in Iran for the actions of another person, which he had no control over, a human rights group says.

Saeed Malekpour wrote a program to upload photos to the Internet, an accomplishment that could cost him his life, Amnesty International reported Friday. Authorities in the Islamic Republic claimed his program was used by someone else to upload pornography and charged him with “insulting and desecrating Islam.”

Source: CNN

Perhaps as a web programmer I feel more for him.