Iran: Lawyers appeal for Nargess Mohammadi was turned down

The request for revision of the case of Nargess Mohammadi sentenced to 10 additional years in prison was turned down by the court.

Ms. Mohammadi’s lawyer, Mahmoud Behzadi, announced on April 28, 2017, that their appeal for revision of her client’s case had been turned down by the 36th Branch of the Primary Revision Court of Tehran.

“We submitted an appeal to the Judiciary for revision of the case. However, our appeal was rejected by the 33rd Branch of the Supreme Court,” Behzadi said. (The state-run ISNA news agency, April 28, 2017)