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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Roxana Freed!

She is not really free, but she is out of jail and Iran. I am glad that Roxana Saberi, the Iranian-American journalist accused of spying on Iran has finally had her sentence reduced, and that she is able to go back to America. She recently ended her hunger-strike and is now very weak. There is some suggestion that her case has been used to appeal to the hard-liners who don't want to make any concessions or agreements with America. Many of the ordinary people of Iran are upset about the dire state of the economy so the extremists felt that jailing Saberi may help their cause. You can read more about her case at: Free Roxana.

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