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Freed hikers describe Iranian captivity

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer -- the American hikers who were accused by the Iranian government of espionage in 2009, and imprisoned by the Iranian government for two years thereafter -- finally began sharing their story in a press conference yesterday. The two had harsh words for Iran. Bauer in particular said of the regime: "How can we forgive the Iranian government when it continues to imprison so many other innocent people.
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Iran Frees 2 American Hikers

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

Two years after crossing an unmarked border into Iran, American hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal are being released from prison on $1 million bail. Convicted of espionage by the Iranians, they had been sentenced to eight years beh... Read Post

Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal Jailed for 8 years each for "illegal entry" and "espionage" in Iran - 20th Aug 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Two US hikers who were detained by Iran have each been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of "illegal entry" and "espionage", state TV has said. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested along with another American, Sarah... Read Post

Iran prisoners Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal may be freed

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

Over two years ago, three Americans, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, went hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan, only to be detained by Iranian forces. They were charged with espionage and and illegal entry in a trial in Tehran. Shou... Read Post


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