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May 4, 2000
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A second and third defendant in the trial of 13 Iranian Jews accused of espionage “confessed” to spying for Israel and its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad, “out of love” for the Jewish state. Despite the statements made by Shahrokh Paknahad and Ramin Nemati, Western observers charged that the purported confessions were either extracted under duress or with promises of leniency — or both.

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