US Parents Visit Jailed Journo in Iran

Prosecutors indict Saberi but don't specify charges
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 6, 2009 5:08 AM CDT
US Parents Visit Jailed Journo in Iran
Roxana Saberi has been living in Iran for six years while studying and writing a book.   (AP Photo/NPPA)

The North Dakota parents of jailed journalist Roxana Saberi have visited their daughter in an Iranian jail, AP reports. They spoke with her about 30 minutes and she appeared to be in good health, her attorney said. The Iranian-American freelancer—who has lived in Iran for six years—has been accused by authorities of working after her press credentials expired.
(More Iran stories.)

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