Parents visit detained US journalist in Iran

April 6, 2009 12:28

The parents of an American-Iranian journalist jailed in Iran have met with their daughter in prison, lawyer Abdolsamad Khorramshai said Monday. He said that North Dakota couple arrived in Iran on Sunday, and visited their daughter, Roxana Saberi, for half an hour on Monday at Evin prison. Khorramshai added that Roxana was in good health. Iranian officials say Saberi was arrested for working in the country after her press credentials expired. She has reported for several news organizations. The family found out about Roxana's arrest in a February 10 phone call from her.

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