KommentariiMezhdu Barak and Mahmudom20.04.2009Zhurnalistka Roxana Saber gave the United States and Iran to a new occasion to clarify the relationship
Journalist Roxana Saber convicted in Iran for eight years for spying for the United States, stopped a two-week hunger strike, which she spent in prison. That was reported by BBC News on Wednesday, May 6.
On termination of the hunger strike that began April 21, told the father of journalist Riza Saber. On Monday, May 4, Riza Saber told the press that as a result of a dry hunger strike, his daughter came to the prison hospital. According to his father, 32-year-old Roxana Saber beginning to eat on Monday evening. Iranian officials have previously denied the fact of holding the hunger strike.
Counsel journalist told BBC News, that the revision of the judicial decision Saber appointed on 12 May 2009.
Cooperates with many Western media Roxana Saber (she had dual citizenship - U.S. and Iran) had been arrested in Iran in January 2009. A pretext for his arrest was the purchase of alcohol. She was later charged with the work without accreditation, and of spying for the United States. In April, Saber was sentenced to eight years in prison. Protection of the sentence appealed.
The case received wide international resonance. U.S. President Barack Obama said on unfounded allegations and demanded the release of Saber from Tehran. In Defense of Saber also made international human rights organizations.
Shortly thereafter, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urged Iranian court to fully comply with the procedural rights of the convicted to appeal the sentence.