Two American hikers held in Iran since 2009 have each been sentenced to eight years in prison for spying, the state television station reported Saturday.
It is unclear if the sentences will include time served. Bauer and Fattal have 20 days to appeal.
According to CNN, the Tehran prosecutor’s office has said it has “compelling evidence” that Bauer, Fattal and fellow hiker Sarah Shourd were cooperating with U.S. intelligence agencies.
Shourd was released in September for medical reasons after spending 410 days in solitary confinement. She has said the group did not know they crossed the border into Iran while hiking.