Iranian Justice Department: Iran Ready to Consider Appeals by Jewish Spies
The Iranian assistant chief justice in the Shiraz province, Hussein Ali Amiri, said on Wednesday that Iran was ready to consider appeals by Jewish spies serving prison sentences.
Amiri said in statements to the local students news agency that the convicted spies could file an appeal for amnesty before the concerned court, noting that their appeal would be seriously considered.
He underlined that two Jewish spies were released from jail after serving their sentence. Amiri also added that the Iranian justice department views all Iranians on equal foot with no discrimination according to ethnic background or religion.
A total of 13 Iranians Jews were sentences to prison terms varying from three to 10 years in 1999 on charges of spying for Israel. (Albawaba.com)