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One Year Unjustly Detained

Cindy Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

What Kind of Mother's Day? A Question for Iran's President

Cindy Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cindy Hickey

Our sons and daughter are still detained in Iran. And the simple fact that they were born in the United States seems to be the only thing that counts for the people who will determine their fate.

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

The Nation | Babak Sarfaraz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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...

On Hiking, Biking and Freedom Needlessly Denied

Alex Fattal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Fattal

There are certain crises that always loom as possibilities. To have a brother detained in Iran, with no way to contact him and little information about his legal status or the conditions in which he's held, is not one of them.