STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Roxana Saberi to host Fargo film screening
Roxana Saberi will host a screening of "No One Knows About Persian Cats," at the Fargo Theatre on Sept. 9. Saberi, co-wrote the film during her time as a journalist in Iran.
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NASCAR DAD Roxana Seberi Is In IRAN !
US spy (convicted and sentence 8 years) Saberi is on hunger strike ? Will it save on food ? Save money for Iran? But will harm herself ? What is the sense ? Osama Obama said go for it. Hasan Had... Posted on 4/29/09 at 7:48 AM
A book written by a former Fargo resident and journalist who was imprisoned in Iran is hitting stores Tuesday.
``Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran' chronicles Roxana Saberi's four-month imprisonment last year.
She risked her life to tell the world the untold stories of Iranian citizens.
Now, Fargo native Roxana Saberi is again taking a risk to unveil details behind her four-month imprisonment last year in an Iranian jail.
Her book, “Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran,” is released today.
By Kelly Smith, Forum Communications Co.
, March 30, 2010
American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi called Wednesday for the release of a former cellmate — a U.S. aid agency worker held in an Iranian prison — and expressed worry about those detained during opposition protests in Tehran.
By Helene Goupil, The Associated Press
, June 26, 2009
A journalist jailed for four months in Iran on charges of espionage has a book deal.
Iranian-American Roxana Saberi, 32, is working on a memoir that HarperCollins will publish in March 2010. Saberi’s book, currently untitled, will tell of her arrest in January, her initial sentence to eight years in prison and her release in May after being granted a two-year suspended sentence.
By Hillel Italie, The Associated Press
, June 23, 2009
As Roxana Saberi arrived in her hometown Saturday, it was clear everyone was touched in some way by her now internationally known story.
From the fellow Miss North Dakota contestants to the north Fargo neighbors who tied yellow ribbons around trees in her honor, strangers and friends alike felt connected in some way to the woman who grew up in Fargo.
American journalist Roxana Saberi arrived in Austria on Friday to recuperate after four months in an Iranian prison, and paid tribute to those who had supported her.
Saberi, smiling and looking well, was accompanied by her parents. She said she planned to spend several days in the Austrian capital so she could begin to come to terms with her ordeal.
By Veronika Oleksyn, The Associated Press
, May 16, 2009
The fiance of U.S.-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi said she and her family could leave Tehran for the U.S.
Bahman Ghobadi said Saberi and her parents are hoping to leave Iran as early as Thursday night.
The family lives in Fargo.
When Cannes Film Festival organizers chose an Iranian film for their lineup, they couldn’t have guessed how timely it would become.
“No One Knows About Persian Cats” is co-scripted by Roxana Saberi, the U.S.-Iranian journalist released from jail Monday after serving four months of an eight-year sentence for allegedly spying for the United States.
By Jill Lawless, The Associated Press
, May 14, 2009
Iran’s intelligence chief insisted Wednesday that American journalist Roxana Saberi is guilty of spying for the U.S. because the appeals court that reduced her prison sentence and freed her did not acquit her of the original charges.
The comments by Intelligence Minister Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi could be an attempt by hard-liners to show they did not totally cave to U.S. pressure over Saberi’s case. The U.S. had called the spying charges baseless and demanded the journalist’s release.
By Ali Akbar Dareini, The Associated Press
, May 14, 2009
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