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Two U.S. hikers convicted as spies leave Iran on bail

The Chicago Tribune, 22 September 2011
Publié le : 22 septembre 2011
 Parisa Hafezi 
"TEHRAN (Reuters) - Two U.S. citizens sentenced in Iran to eight years' jail for spying flew out of the country on Wednesday after Oman paid bail of $1 million, diplomats said.

"Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were arrested while hiking along the Iraq-Iran border in 2009 and denied being spies, flew initially to Oman, whose officials helped secure their release.

""Two years is too long in a prison," Bauer said in a brief statement on behalf of the two. "We sincerely hope for the freedom of other political prisoners and other unjustly imprisoned people in America and in Iran.""

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