"His sentence is based on a different legal clause than the earlier one ... He has been convicted of cooperation with hostile states against Iran which carries a longer sentence than his previous one," Dehghan said.
Duran is one of 39 detainees still being held at Guantánamo. The Biden administration has transferred one detainee thus far.
In May 2020, Benjamin Brière was arrested after taking photos in a desert area where photography is banned and asking questions on social media regarding Iran’s mandatory Islamic headscarf for women.