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Iranian-American citizen Robin Shahini, who has been serving an 18-month prison sentence, has been released from jail, The Foreign Desk website reported Monday.
Center for Human Rights in Iran executive director Hadi Ghaemi told The Associated Press that Shahini was freed on bail of some $62,000, although it was unclear if he was allowed to depart the country.
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The Foreign Desk website reported, according to one of Shahini's friends, he will not be able to leave Iran until an appeals court approves his release.
Shahini, a San Diego resident, was arrested by Iranian authorities last July while visiting his family and jailed for "collaboration with a hostile government."
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Fox News reported in a recent letter from jail, Shahini, 46, wrote, "This charge is unjust and the Iranian government intended to commit this wrong against...
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