Black People : Iranian Defector? or just more jive?

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    US ‘fabricated documents’ in pursuit of Iranian engineer

    Press TV
    April 2, 2010

    The US authorities have been accused of presenting fabricated documents to French courts to support their demand for extradition of an Iranian engineer, as his court postpones deciding his fate for the sixth time.

    Majid Kakavand, 37, was arrested in France in March 2009, at the request of US authorities, as he was returning to Iran after a short holiday in France.

    The United States requested his extradition to stand trial for allegedly breaching US embargo against Iran.

    A d v e r t i s e m e n t
    He is alleged to have purchased a number of items that may have been of US origin through a Malaysian company, while residing in Iran.

    In order for an extradition request to be approved, French courts must decide whether the alleged acts of Kakavand would have violated French law, had they occurred in France. This prerequisite is known as “dual criminality.”

    Having detained Kakavand, the French courts have repeatedly requested further information from the US Department of Justice regarding the allegations against the Iranian.

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