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Iranian Americans sentenced to prison for work with 'hostile' US government

Dual nationals Baquer and Siamak Namazi are believed to have been targeted in the latest crackdown on Iranians with American citizenship A court in Tehran has sentenced an Iranian-American businessman and his father to 10 years in prison each on charges of collaborating with the “hostile” US government, in the latest case targeting Iranians with dual citizenship. Iran’s Mizan Online news agency, which is affiliated with the country’s judiciary, reported on Tuesday that Siamak Namazi, and his father, Baquer, a former Unicef official, had been convicted of “collaborating with the hostile government of America”.
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