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Sarah Shourd

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  • Meghan Daum: What's with the 'hiker hate'?

    The story of Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, the American hikers who in July 2009 crossed the border — inadvertently, all evidence suggests — from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran and were imprisoned for espionage, is back in the headlines. Shourd, who was released in September on humanitarian grounds and after paying $500,000 in bail, has been promoting a "rolling hunger strike" to remind us that Bauer and Fattal remain in Tehran's Evin Prison without a trial date or access to their lawyer.
  • 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...

    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,...

    U.S. hikers who were held in Iran are married in California

     
    Two American hikers once imprisoned for spying in Iran were married Saturday in Northern California, The Associated Press is reporting. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were married about 4 p.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location, the wire service reported....

    IRAN: Detained American hikers' lawyer says he might resign

     
    Masoud Shafii, the Iranian lawyer representing the two Americans -- Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer -- held in the Islamic Republic on espionage charges, told Babylon & Beyond in an interview Sunday that he might resign as defense counsel for...