This week’s livestream from Yifei and Seth covered the top stories from last week and a new segment, DroneDJ Video of the Week. Read a summary of the topics we discussed below.
French citizen arrested for drone flights near Iran border
Last week an Iranian court sentenced Benjamin Brière to eight years in prison after flying his drone near the Turkmenistan-Iran border. Brière was arrested in May of 2020 and has been on a hunger strike since Christmas to protest his mistreatment.
France believes this is a political move due to ongoing negotiations on a new Iran Nuclear Deal. In response, Iran has labeled France as a “hostile nation.” There are also concerns coming from Brière’s Iranian-based lawyers about how the trial went.
This is a very messy situation, especially since Brière is both a foreigner and an Iranian citizen as he holds dual citizenship status.
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