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The father of imprisoned Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi and his wife are going to Iran in hopes of gaining her release.

Reza Saberi says he and his wife, Akiko, plan to be in Tehran by Wednesday.

Reza Saberi told The Associated Press that he has been hearing that Iranian officials are going to “speed up the process” of releasing his daughter, but he said “there’s still some work to do.”

Iran arrested Roxana Saberi was arrested for allegedly doing reporting work in the country after her press credentials expired. Her parents found out about her arrest in a brief phone call from her Feb. 10.


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March 31, 2009 at 9:23 am

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