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Reza Saberi

Reza Saberi, father of Iranian American reporter Roxana Saberi, talks to the media outside the court in Tehran where her lawyers tried to get her eight-year prison sentence reduced. She was convicted of spying for the U.S. but her family and lawyers say her confession was signed only under... Behrouz Mehri / AFP/Getty Images