Today at the trial on the so-called Nardaran case the lawyers began their concluding speeches. The lawyers call the criminal case unfounded and ask the court to acquit the accused. Their statements continue.
Earlier, the prosecutor urged to sentence the leader of the Muslim Unity Movement Taleh Bagirzadeh to life imprisonment. For the remaining 17 defendants the public prosecutor demanded 10 to 20 years in prison.
The defendants were arrested during the raid in Nardaran on 26 November 2015. They were charged with attempting to violent change of the constitutional order, terrorism, murder, illegal possession of weapons and others. Fouad Gahramanli was accused of anti-state calls, inciting ethnic hatred, and calls to mass disorder.
Human rights activists admit all the accused as political prisoners. -06D-