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French tourist’s drone lands him 8 years in jail

French tourist’s drone lands him 8 years in jail

A French tourist will spend years in an Iranian prison after a recreational drone flight saw him charged with spying offences. A French tourist has been sentenced to more than eight years in a notorious Iranian prison after he was arrested on spying charges, all because of a drone flight. Benjamin Briere, 36, was arrested in May 2020 after taking pictures in a national park near the Iran-Turkmenistan border with a recreational drone. This week, the Frenchman was sentenced to eight years in prison and was handed […]

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