The good news is that many Americans accused of spying in Iran are eventually released. The bad news for Amir Mirzaei Hekmati is that Iranian-Americans have it rougher.
Iranian-American Mirzaei Hekmati was sentenced to death in Iran today after being accused of spying for the US – a charge leveled against Americans in Iran many times before.
The mothers of three US hikers detained in Iran the past ten months on spying charges held an emotional reunion with their children on Thursday.
Iran announced Monday that three American hikers – Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal – arrested July 31 amid post-election tensions had been charged with espionage.
American citizen Kian Tajbakhsh sentenced to at least 12 years by Iran for activity related to post-election protests. He plans to appeal, and his friends call charges baseless.
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Roxanna Saberi was freed after three months in prison on charges of spying.
The most unique explanation for the conviction of Roxana Saberi on espionage charges may be an allegory about US, Russian, and Iranian intelligence services hunting for a rabbit.