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Iranian Courts Deny ‘Imminent Release’ of American Hikers

September 14, 2011 | 10:56 am

Iranian Courts Deny ‘Imminent Release’ of American Hikers

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Iranian courts are saying not so fast about the release of two Americans held since 2009.  This comes after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared on U.S. television yesterday saying the men could be sent home in as few as “two days” if they make bail.  The L.A. Times reports: A bail offer for two Americans convicted of spying is still […]

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Video: Ahmadinejad Statement on Hikers; Families React

September 13, 2011 | 1:19 pm

Video: Ahmadinejad Statement on Hikers; Families React

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This morning there was a flurry of reports that the two American hikers held in Iran since 2009 could be freed – if they pay a combined one million dollar bail.  The source was a 45 minute one-on-one interview that NBC’s Ann Curry conducted with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. You can watch some of it […]

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December 1, 2010 | 12:34 pm

Sarah Shourd Releases Song Calling on Iran to Free Companions

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Sarah Shourd, who was set free by Iran in September after being arrested and held for 14 months, released a song on YouTube today calling for the freeing of her two companions. According to AP, Shourd said the song is “one of many she wrote while in solitary confinement.” Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal, both […]

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