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Five Americans appeal after terror convictions

By the CNN Wire Staff

(CNN) -- Five Americans who were convicted of conspiracy and terror charges in Pakistan are appealing, their lawyer said Monday.

The lawyer, Hassan Dastagir Katchela, filed the appeal on behalf of the five on Monday, he said. The appeal argues that an anti-terrorism court did not consider evidence the defense submitted, he said.

The five Americans were sentenced to at least 10 years in prison last week -- five years on criminal conspiracy charges and five years for terror charges.

The five used to worship at a mosque in northern Virginia. They were reported missing in November and turned up later in Pakistan.