CPJ petition reaches signature goal
After two days, the Facebook petition “Petition for the Release of Roxana Saberi” has reached the goal of 1,500 signatures. The Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. will deliver them to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
People continue to add signatures.
About this Petition:
American Roxana Saberi, an internationally respected freelance journalist who has worked for National Public Radio, the BBC, ABC News, and other international media outlets, has been held without charge since the end of January in Iran. We would like to encourage her friends, supporters and fellow journalists to sign this letter to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad requesting his … (read more)
The Desired Outcome of this Petition:
We met our original goal of 1000 signatures and would like to add as many more as possible! Thank you so much for your support of Roxana. Please forward to your friends and other supporters.