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Release of US hikers in Iran a "long overdue" step

21 September 2011 Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested while hiking in the Iraq-Iran border area in 2009 and recently sentenced to eight years for "espionage". The release of the two US hikers imprisoned for more than two years in Iran is a long overdue development, Amnesty International said today."It is a welcome – if long overdue – step that the Iranian authorities have finally seen sense and released Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty International Deputy Director for Middle East and North Africa. "They must now be allowed to leave Iran promptly…

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