Iran Sentences a U.S. Citizen and Seven Other Environmentalists to Prison

Iran sentenced 8 environmentalists to lengthy jail sentences, most of them for allegedly colluding with the U.S., the latest crackdown on activists and dual nationals amid heightened tensions with the West and simmering unrest at household.

The 6 males and two women of all ages, like American citizen Morad Tahbaz, have been handed jail sentences of involving four and ten yrs, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said Tuesday in a televised press meeting. The sentences have been final, he extra, but he did not give specifics of the…

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