Hundreds Bridge North Dakota & Minnesota in rally for convicted US journalist in Iran
Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of people supporting a U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran have gathered for a vigil on a bridge connecting Fargo and Moorhead, Minn.North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven said the rally Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Bridge recognizes Roxana Saberi's plight and asks that she and her family "be allowed to return home."Saberi's father says the Fargo native went on a hunger strike after she was convicted of espionage in Iran and sentenced to prison last month. The trial was not made public and lasted one day.

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