Roxana Saberi/CPJ Guest Blogger

Roxana Saberi is a journalist for Al-Jazeera America. She was working as a freelance journalist in Iran when she was detained for 100 days in 2009 on charges of espionage. Her book, Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran, chronicles her experiences and the stories of her fellow political prisoners in Evin Prison.

Jason Rezaian and Yeganeh Salehi (AFP)

Public outcry can make big difference for Washington Post journalist jailed in Iran

I met Jason Rezaian in 2003, at Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. We were among the handful of Iranian-American journalists then freelancing in the country, and we were both motivated by the desire to help improve the understanding between Iran and the U.S. Over the years, I have followed Rezaian’s reports. His work…

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