25 ianuarie 2022

Iran sentences French man to eight years in prison on spying charges


Benjamin Briere has been charged with espionage and propaganda against Iran after being arrested in May 2020.Briere is one of more than a dozen Western citizens held in Iran, described as hostages by activists who say they are innocent of any crime.(AFP)France has slammed an eight year jail sentence on spying charges handed by an Iranian court to French citizen Benjamin Briere. "This verdict, which nothing can justify, is unacceptable," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, [...]