Zahra Kamalfar

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Who is Zahra Kamalfar?

Zahra Kamalfar is an Iranian refugee living in Canada. She was originally from the Muslim Dervish sect and her husband was executed in Iranian custody. After his death, she fled the country with her son Davood and daughter Ana. From Turkey, they fled into Russia. From Russia, the family planned to go to Germany and then seek political asylum in Canada. When Kamalfar went to Germany, the German authorities sent her back to Russia. Russia planned to deport her back to Iran but they did not. Instead she lived in the Sheremetyevo Airport for ten months, and finally went to Canada where she has been residing since March 15, 2007.

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on July 23, 2013

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