SACRAMENTO, April 20 (UPI) -- A Sacramento woman documenting an Iranian democracy movement in Iraq was killed by Iraqi soldiers, the United Nations reported. A U.N. report said Asieh Rakhshani, 30, was one of 34 unarmed Iranian expatriates allegedly slain

By Stephen Magagnini Sacramento Bee Asieh Rakhshani chose to leave her comfortable Northern California lifestyle to join a controversial Iranian democracy movement based at Iraq’s Camp Ashraf. That choice apparently cost the 30-year-old journalist her life April 8, when Iraqi journalists Asieh Rakhshani and Saba Haftbaradaran were killed on 8 April, Reporters without Borders reported. They were living with other Iranian exiles in Camp Ashraf, when the camp was raided by Iraqi soldiers. Fighting broke out, and the two

By Barbara Grady The Mercury News, April 18, 2011 - A young Iranian journalist who lived in the East Bay for most of her childhood was among 34 Iranian exiles killed in Iraq on April 8 in a clash with