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8 Years In Prison For American Hikers In Iran | Care2 Causes

8 Years In Prison For American Hikers In Iran | Care2 Causes

The Revolutionary Court in Iran sentenced two American hikers imprisoned since July 2009 to eight years in jail for espionage and entering the country illegally, Tehran’s prosecutor, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, told a news conference on Sunday, August 21. From The New York Times : Although the Islamic Republic presented no evidence in public to back up the espionage charge, Mr. Dolatababi said it had been “proven” in court, according to news reports carried by the Iran’s official media. The two have 20 days to appeal the sentence, he said. The sentence, five years for spying and three for entering the country illegally, seemed unexpectedly severe coming not long after senior Iranian officials said that the men might be released soon, perhaps as a humanitarian gesture during the current holy month of Ramadan. Two Americans Have Already Spent Two Years In Prison The two America...

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