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U.S. Troops Arrest Afghan Reporter

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3 Jun 09 | BBC

An Afghan journalist working for a prominent independent radio station in the province of Khost has been arrested by American soldiers. Read the rest of this entry »

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3 June 2009 at 4:14 pm

Iran Bows to Pressure to Review U.S. Reporter’s Jail Sentence

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2/3 May 09 | Ha’aretz and PTV

Iran said on Saturday it would review the eight-year prison sentence handed down to Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi after she was convicted of spying for the United States.


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3 May 2009 at 6:10 pm

Imprisoned Journalist on Hunger Strike in Iran

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27 Apr 09 | AI

Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, who was jailed for eight years for spying earlier this month, has pledged to stay on hunger strike until she is released. Read the rest of this entry »

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27 April 2009 at 2:26 pm

Imprisoned Journalist Roxana Saberi Used as ‘Pawn’ in US-Iranian Relations

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20 Apr 09 | AI

US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi is a pawn to the ongoing political developments between Iran and the USA and should be considered a prisoner of conscience, Amnesty International said today as it called for Saberi’s immediate and unconditional release. Read the rest of this entry »

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20 April 2009 at 3:34 pm

Iranian President Asks Court to Reconsider Spy Case

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19 Apr 09 | NYT and PTV

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in a rare effort to intervene in the justice system, urged Tehran’s chief prosecutor on Sunday to fairly examine the cases of an Iranian-American journalist and an Iranian-Canadian blogger.

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19 April 2009 at 11:21 pm

Iran Jails U.S. Journalist for Spying

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18 Apr 09 | AJE and BBC

An Iranian court has sentenced a US journalist to eight years in prison on charges of spying for the United States, a defence lawyer has said.


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18 April 2009 at 6:07 pm