Connect to share and comment

Iran american hikers 08 20 11

Appears In:
Iran state TV says two US hikers jailed for 8 years for illegal entry, spying.
Iran frees two American hikers who had been convicted of spying.
Iran american hikers 08 20 11

A picture released by Iran's state-run Press TV shows US hikers Shane Bauer (L) and Josh Fattal (C), detained in Iran on spying charges, sitting next to an unidentified translator during the first session of their trial at the Tehran Revolutionary Court in the Iranian capital on February 6, 2011, more than 18 months after their arrest on the unmarked border with Iraq during a hiking trip. On August 20, 2011 Iran state media reported that Bauer and Fattal were each sentenced to eight years in jail for spying and illegally entering Iran.

-