TEHRAN, Jan 20: Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi was arrested in the U.S. for her advocacy of African Americans, says a petition on change.org under the headline “FREE MARZIEH HASHEMI - American Citizen- Journalist”. crimes.

WASHINGTON, Jan 19: A U.S. court on Friday confirmed the arrest of a journalist for Iranian television, saying her testimony is required over an unspecified case but that she is not accused of a crime.