Roxana Saberi is an Iranian-American journalist, human rights advocate, and author of Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran. In 2009, she was imprisoned for 100 days in Iran on a trumped-up charge of espionage.

Prisoners of Conscience

Four years after she was freed from Iranian prison Roxana Saberi calls for her fellow prisoners be released as prisoners of conscience. They are currently serving 20-year terms simply for their religious beliefs.

For at least 15 years, the Islamic Republic has quietly been offering gay Iranians exemptions from mandatory military service. But those exemptions often come with a cost.