"Am I therefore become your enemy,because I TELL YOU THE TRUTH...?"
(Galatians 4:16)

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

French academic returns home after fighting spying charges in Iran

PARIS-A young French academic who battled spying charges in Iran for more than 10 months returned to France on Sunday and thanked President Nicolas Sarkozy and other officials for insisting on her innocence and pressing for her release.Clotilde Reiss, 24, was accused of joining protests, gathering information, taking photos and sending them abroad during unrest that broke out after June's disputed presidential elections in Iran. Her support committee said she was targeted for an innocuous e-mail to friends describing the events unfolding around her.Reiss was convicted of provoking unrest and spying, but her lawyer said the 10-year jail term was commuted to a fine of 3 billion rials ($300,000). He said he paid the fine Saturday.The case, which became a cause celebre in France, put extra strain on the already tense relations between the two countries. France has taken a tough stance on Iran's nuclear ambitions....
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PS:This iranian regime--as any corrupt regime would--keeps making money out of false accusations and imprisonment of innocent people...
As in the days of Noah...

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