Two American Hikers Imprisoned in Iran Wed in California
Time - May 7, 2012
American hikers, left-to-right, Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal sit in Muscat International Airport on September 24, 2011, before being flown back home to the United States./ Two of the three freed American hikers who were held captive in Iran were married this past Saturday in a private ceremony. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd tied the knot this past weekend in California in an undisclosed location. Bauer had proposed to Shourd when he tied a ring of thread around her finger while they were jailed in Iran in January 2010. Bauer, ...
Fox News - May 6, 2012
Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California. San Francisco attorney and family friend Ben Rosenfeld says Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were married at 4 p.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location. Rosenfeld declined to provide details of the wedding, but says about 200 people attended. He would not say where the couple was honeymooning. Bauer, Shourd and Josh Fattal, all University of California, Berkeley graduates, were arrested on July ...
San Francisco Chronicle - May 5, 2012
Two Americans detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago will marry Saturday in the San Francisco Bay area. A private wedding ceremony for Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd was set for 4 p.m. at an undisclosed location, said San Francisco attorney and family friend Ben Rosenfeld. of California, Berkeley graduates, were arrested on July 31, 2009, and held in Iran. Bauer and Fattal were sentenced to eight years after being convicted on spy-related charges, but were released after more than two years. ...
Examiner - May 7, 2012
hikers who were jailed in Iran in July 2009 will tie the knot on Saturday. The along with their friend Josh Fattal was hiking in the mountains along the border of Iran and Iraq. Iran arrested the three of them claiming they illegally entered Iranian territory with the intent of spying. However, no evidence of any crimes by the trio has ever been presented. During their time in captivity, Bauer proposed to Shourd and presented her with a ring he made from the threads of his shirt. Upon his release in September 2011 after 14 months in ...
Reuters - May 5, 2012
Two of the three American hikers jailed in Iran after allegedly straying over the Iraq-Iran border in 2009 were to be married on Saturday in a private ceremony in California, according to a statement posted on their Facebook page. The wedding of Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd completes an engagement that began when Bauer tied a ring of thread around her finger while they were in prison in 2010. "Now that this day has come, all I can do is close my eyes and fill with gratitude, for our freedom, for the love of so many generous people around ...
VOA News - May 5, 2012
Two American hikers imprisoned in Iran on spying charges three years ago are set to marry in a private ceremony. A family friend said Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd would be married Saturday at an undisclosed location in California. Iranian authorities detained Bauer, Shroud and a third American, Josh Fattal, on spying charges in 2009. Tehran said they had illegally crossed into the country from Iraq. Iran freed Shourd 14 months later on $500,000 bail. Bauer and Fattal were released after more than two years. Bauer proposed to Shourd while ...
Boston Globe - May 6, 2012
In this May 20, 2010 file photo, American hikers Shane Bauer, left, Sarah Shourd, center, and Josh Fattal, sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago will marry Saturday, May 5, 2012 in the San Francisco Bay area. (AP Photo/Press TV, File)
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