Why is this happening to Saberi? Most analyst agree that she has become a pawn in the political games between the US and Iran, though the explanations for Tehran's actions differ.
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"Naturally after hearing the verdict, [Roxana's] psychological condition was not good. I gave her assurances and I hope to see the verdict changed during appeal."
Government spies are everywhere and it doesn't take much to get arrested in Iran, especially if you have a dual nationality. Iranian journalists pay a high price if they step out of line.
The fact that the Iranian government consistently comes up with news of the arrest of a "spy", show a great amount of incompetency and desperation in its intelligence services.
How could President Obama speak up for humane treatment of foreign detainees at Guantanamo, but keep silent on the torture and mistreatment of Americans in Iran's Guantanamo?