Czechs given suspended sentences for espionage in Greece to appeal

A court in Greece has given two-and-a-half year sentences suspended for three years to two Czechs found guilty of espionage, Czech Television reported. Martin Pezlar and Ivan Buchta immediately appealed. The pair, who are software producers, were accused of filming by military installations near Greece’s border with Turkey in 2012 for the purposes of producing a video game. They say they were on holiday and merely took photographs and made videos as regular tourists.

Author: Ian Willoughby