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October 18, 2011 | 8:13 am

Raw Video: Freed Iran Hikers Talk to Occupy Oakland, Support Prison Hunger Strikes

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Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, and Josh Fattal, the three UC Berkeley grads who were taken captive by Iran while hiking near the border, spoke to the Occupy Oakland protesters at their encampment in front of City Hall yesterday. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal also spoke in support of the Pelican Bay prison hunger strikes, drawing […]

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September 26, 2011 | 9:40 am

Video: Iran Hikers’ Press Conference

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Here are two-and-a-half minutes from the press conference in New York City Sunday by Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, the two UC Berkeley graduates who were freed last week by Iran after more than two years in prison there. Transcript below. In prison we lived in a world of lies and false hope,” said Fattal. […]

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September 22, 2011 | 7:24 am

Video: Iran Hikers Sprint Off Plane and Into Arms of Family

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This is really a pretty exhilarating video clip from KTVU (the commercial at the beginning notwithstanding). Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, freed by Iran after two years of captivity, looking almost like the Beatles landing in America, come sprinting off the plane in Oman and right into the arms of family and friends. Bauer runs […]

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Hikers Imprisoned in Iran Will Appeal, Lawyer Says

August 22, 2011 | 2:54 pm

Hikers Imprisoned in Iran Will Appeal, Lawyer Says

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Two Bay Area men were sentenced to eight years in prison on Sunday for their alleged espionage against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd said they were hiking in Iraq’s northern border, near Iran in July, 2009 when they were arrested by Iranian authorities. Shourd was released last September […]

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Photos, Video: Street Performance About UC Grads Imprisoned by Iran

May 2, 2011 | 4:43 pm

Photos, Video: Street Performance About UC Grads Imprisoned by Iran

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The trial of three hikers arrested by Iran for illegally entering the country and spying is set to resume on May 11. UC Berkeley graduates Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have been imprisoned by Iran for nearly two years after being picked up while hiking in Iraq Kurdistan. Their companion, Sarah Shourd, was released on […]

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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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