NPR Freelancer Arrested In Iran
March 2, 2009 at 5:29 AM (PT)
An Iranian-American reporter who has worked for NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO has been arrested in IRAN, according to her father.
ROXANA SABIERI has been working as a freelance reporter in IRAN for six years; her father REZA SABERI says that she was arrested JANUARY 31st for buying a bottle of wine and called on FEBRUARY 10th saying that she hoped to be released soon.
SABIERI grew up in FARGO, ND, where she worked for NBC affiliate KVLY-TV.