Roxana Saberi - Journalist & Author of Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran
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Roxana was in prison a relatively short time, but she went through a transformation, at first willing to say whatever she needed to, in order to secure her release. But after exposure to other prisoners, she decided to recant her false confession and take responsibility for her truth with her interrogators. She tells her story well.
A journalist imprisoned in Iran breaks her silence to tell a harrowing story of imprisonment and ultimate release. While working in Iran last year, Saberi made international headlines when she was dragged from her home, detained and arrested by intelligence agents. Cut off from the outside world, Saberi was accused of espionage and later sentenced to eight years in Evin, Iran's most notorious prison. After months of appeals, the charges against Saberi were finally reduced and she was released and returned back to the United States. She will shed light on Iran's political regime and the current challenges facing the country.
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