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Roxana Saberi's appeal court due on Sunday

Abdol Samad Khoramshahi

TEHRAN (ISNA) - The Iranian-American Journalist Roxana Saberi's lawyer said the first session of Saberi's appeal court will be heard on Sunday morning.

In an interview with Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), Abdol Samad Khoramshahi said he does not know whom the court has invited to attend the session.

He continued Mr. Saleh Nikbakht is taking measures to start defending Saberi's case after the journalist at her last visit with Khoramshahi called for him to pick another lawyer for her.

Saberi, charged with espionage for the US government, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison. She was preparing reports in Iran whereas her press card was expired.

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