This news is all the more shocking because I have heard Ms. Saberi on the radio many times.
As regular readers of Acts of Hope know, I am particularly moved by stories on the jailing of journalists because so many members of my immediate family are or have been journalists themselves.
Roxana Saberi, a U.S. citizen, is the daughter of an Iranian father and a Japanese mother. She has been reporting from Iran for several Western news organizations. The government of Iran has accused her of spying.
If one of the international human rights organizations starts a letter campaign, I will follow up here.
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