Two U.S. hikers convicted as spies leave Iran on bail
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."" Read on...
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"Two U.S. hikers convicted as spies leave Iran on bail", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 08/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/two-u-s-hikers-convicted-as-spies-leave-iran-on-bail