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OPINION : As a former Iranian prisoner, I know Trudeau must save Saeed Malekpour

Jan 12, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Media researcher at the MIT Media Lab and a pioneer of blogging in Iran

On New Year's Eve, 2008, Saeed, Nima and I were whispering from the bottom of the small food window of our solitary cells in 2A ward in Evin prison in Tehran.

At midnight, we rang in 2009, saluting each other with plastic cups of tap water, and pledged to celebrate New Year's Eve together a decade later, in 2019 - in Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Saeed suggested.

Last week, Nima reminded me of our pledge. H...