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Appeal court concludes hearing on Roxana Saberi

Latest update : 2009-05-10

An Iranian court has ended a hearing on the appeal of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi against her eight-year prison sentence for espionage. A verdict is expected in the next few days, according to her lawyer.

Reuters - An Iranian court ended a hearing on Sunday on the appeal by U.S.-born journalist Roxana Saberi against her eight-year jail sentence for espionage and is expected to issue a verdict in coming days, her lawyer said.

"I'm hopeful and optimistic that there will be fundamental changes in the sentence," defence lawyer Abdolsamad Khorramshahi told reporters outside the court building in Tehran.
 

 

 


 

Date created : 2009-05-10

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