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Iran Hikers

The Nation: Seized US Hikers May Have Been in Iraq, Not Iran, When Arrested

The Nation | Babak Sarfaraz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since their arrest last July by Iranian forces near the Iraq border, three Americans--Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd--have been at the cent...

Take a Hike: Misconceptions and Machinations Keep Activists Incarcerated in Iran

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

You've probably heard about the three hikers being held in Iran since last summer. Their case has become a political football, highlighting the inhere...

Jailed US Hikers Get Engaged In Iranian Prison

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two of the three US hikers held in Iran for nearly a year on spying charges were engaged in Tehran's infamous Evin prison and plan to marry shortly af...

Asking Iran to Show Compassion for my Brother and His Friends

Shannon Bauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shannon Bauer

When I first heard that my brother, his girlfriend and their friend had been detained in Iran I felt my heart sink. More than 100 days later, I still get that feeling each morning.