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Iran Hikers: U.S. Government Pawns

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 10.29.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Since Iran announced its verdict last week for the pair of American hikers caught in 2009 along the Iran-Iraq border, a human rights issue has once again been transformed into a tool for prejudice.

Lawyer: Iranian Trial For U.S. Hikers Posponed

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI and ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

MINNEAPOLIS — Two Americans who have been held in Iran for nearly two years on espionage charges were denied their day in court Wednesday when I...

Iran Hiker's Mom: 'I Wished It Was Me, That I Could Also Have My Son Back' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Samira Nanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Huffington Post's Samira Nanda caught up with Cindy Hickey and Laura Fattal, mothers of the two American hikers still imprisoned in Iran. The wom...

State Department Challenges Ahmadinejad To Release 2 Remaining Jailed American Hikers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department wants Iran's president to bring two Americans still detained in Iran back to United States when he attends the...

Jailed American's Family Asks Iran To Drop Bail

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A day after Iran offered a detained American woman a chance for release on $500,000 bail, her family countered with a request Mon...

One Year Unjustly Detained

Cindy Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cindy Hickey

One year ago, on July 31, each of us received an unexpected telephone call from the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. It was to tell us that our children had been detained by Iranian forces on the border with Iraqi Kurdistan.

An Outrageous Injustice and Call to Action

Alex Fattal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Fattal

to tell Iran that enough is enough on the one-year anniversary of the hikers' detention. Flagrantly playing politics with the lives of innocents is unacceptable.

Iranian Ambassador: No Deal On Captured U.S. Hikers

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The Iranian ambassador in Baghdad said the recent release of two Iranians from Iraqi custody is not an indication of any impending dea...

Iran Spy Chief Floats Prisoner Exchange For U.S. Hikers, Demands 'Human Rights Gesture'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's intelligence minister on Sunday signaled that Tehran might be open to a prisoner swap with the U.S. for three Americans ja...