Iranian revolutionary court sentenced an American journalist Roxana Saber to eight years in prison for spying for the United States. About this Agency France Presse on Saturday said the relatives of the journalist.
31-year-old Saber, a citizen of the United States and Iran, was arrested on 31 January. Iranian authorities have accused a woman in continuing cooperation with the Western media after the expiration of its license the press.
Saber, who was born and grew up in North Dakota, worked in Iran for the past six years, and its license expires in 2006. In the Islamic Republic Foreign Ministry felt that under the pretext of preparing reports Roxana Saber spied activities.
April 8, the woman had been formally charged, a trial of the journalist began behind closed doors on 13 April.