Iran: American has 20 days to appeal death sentence

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January 10, 2012
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"Amir Mirzaie Hekmati, an American sentenced to death in Iran for espionage, has 20 days to appeal his case, according to Iranian law. 'If the sentence is appealed, then the Court of Appeals will hear the case. If not, then the sentence is final,' judiciary spokesman Mohseni Ejeie said, according to the semi-official Iranian Student News Agency. The statement was the first by a judiciary official, regarding the trail and the sentence." (01/10/12)  


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