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Saberi verdict is 'beyond belief'

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The parents of jailed Iranian-American journalist, Roxana Saberi, have said they did not think the verdict "could be this harsh".

The 31-year-old has been jailed for eight years for spying in a secret trial in Tehran.

Her parents, Reza and Akito Saberi, said the result is "beyond belief."

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