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Sarah Shourd

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  • The long hike from an Iranian prison to home

    The long hike from an Iranian prison to home
    Two years ago, Californian and citizen of the world Sarah Shourd was released from prison in Iran after an intense international campaign to free her. A bit more than a year later, that effort, including pressure from the State Department, Oman (the...
  • American Hikers Jailed in Iran Wed in California

    American Hikers Jailed in Iran Wed in California
    CALIFORNIA -- Two of the three American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years have gotten married in a private ceremony in California. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were wed Saturday at a private location in California that was chosen for its...
  • American Has 20 Days to Appeal Iranian Death Sentence

    American Has 20 Days to Appeal Iranian Death Sentence
    Amir Mirzaie Hekmati, an American sentenced to death in Iran for espionage, has 20 days to appeal his case, according to Iranian law. "If the sentence is appealed, then the Court of Appeals will hear the case. If not, then the sentence is final,"...
  • Iran sentences American to death in spy case

    Iran sentences American to death in spy case
    Iran has sentenced an American ex-Marine to death, accusing him of espionage. A court convicted Amir Mirzaei Hekmati of "working for an enemy country," as well as membership in the CIA and "efforts to accuse Iran of involvement in terrorism," the semi-...
  • Hikers Verdict

    Hikers Verdict
    The wait for another tense court verdict is on. This one is overseas in the case of the American hikers that were detained in Iran. It happened two years ago. That's when Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were hiking along Iran's border and were...
  • Hikers Sentenced

    Hikers Sentenced
    The sentence has come down. The two U.S. hikers that were detained for two years in Iran on spying charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison. In July 2009, Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were hiking in the Iraqi Kurdish region...
  • Iran releases US hikers Wednesday

    Iran releases US hikers Wednesday
    Two American hikers imprisoned as spies in Iran for more than two years were released on bail Wednesday, a U.S. official said. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, were convicted last month of entering Iran illegally and spying for the United States,...
  • Iran Releases US Hikers

    Iran Releases US Hikers
    Josh Fatal and Shane Bauer were freed from an Iranian prison on $500,000 bail each and transported to Oman in southwest Asia. In July of 2009 the men along with Sarah Shourd were hiking a remote area in northern Iraq when they got lost and ventured...
  • Freed Hikers Land in New York After 2 Years in Iran

    Freed Hikers Land in New York After 2 Years in Iran
    NEW YORK -- "We lived in a world of lies and false hope," Fattal said, an American who on Sunday described his and fellow hiker Shane Bauer's two years in solitary confinement in an Iranian prison as "the worst experience of our lives." "They told us ......
  • Americans Convicted In Iran As Spies Arrive In U.S.

    Two U.S. citizens sentenced in Iran to eight years in jail for spying arrived in New York on Sunday accompanied by family four days after being released by Iranian authorities. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal made the last leg of their journey home after...
  • Hikers Home

    Hikers Home
    Home at last for the two American hikers freed from an Iranian prison last week. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were charged with spying two years ago after crossing the Iranian border. The two landed at New York’s JFK today with big grin, happy to be...