Freed American Journalist Saberi Leaves Iran
May 14, 2009 - 11:47 PMA lawyer says American journalist Roxana Saberi, who was jailed on the charge of spying in Iran, left the country early Friday.~~<br />
Saberi's lawyer, Abdolsamad Khorramshahi, says the 32-year-old dual Iranian-American citizen has left Iran for Europe, but he did not which country. He said she left around 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. local time
On Thursday, the family said they would leave Iran in next few days but would not welcome media coverage on it.
Saberi was originally convicted of spying in a brief, closed-door trial and sentenced to eight years in prison.
The 32-year-old dual Iranian-American citizen, who spent four months in prison, was freed Monday and reunited with her parents after an appeals court reduced her sentence to a two-year suspended sentence.
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