Iranian Lawyers File for Spy Verdicts Against Four Jews to be Annulled
Lawyers for four Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel said they filed a motion at the prosecutor general's office on Tuesday for the ruling of the revolutionary court to be annulled.
"We have filed a request at the prosecutor general's office for the outright annullation of the verdict against our clients," one of the lawyers, Mostafa Mandegar, told AFP.
He said similar motions could be filed "at the latest on Thursday" for the other Jews convicted of the same charge.
Last Thursday, chief defense lawyer Ismale Nasseri said that five of the group of 10 Jews convicted in July had said they no longer wanted lawyers, but a reason was not given.
An appeals court last month already reduced the prison sentences of the 10 Jews, cutting their terms to between two and nine years.
The case of the Iranian Jews has prompted condemnation around the world, with many questioning whether the group received a fair trial -- TEHRAN (AFP)
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