Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Free Shane and Josh

Most of you are probably well aware of the three American hikers that were detained in Iran in July of 2009. This past September, as you may recall, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Iranians released one of those prisoners, the only female among the group, Sarah Shourd. She spent 410 days in solitary confinement.

Earlier this week Sarah published a short 25-minute film that explains why the three American hikers were in Iraq and how they subsequently ended up in Iran.

The video below is an excerpt that explains how they were tricked into stepping into Iranian territory, and thus subsequently being detained and imprisoned by Iranian soldiers. I thought this was a pretty interesting explanation because this question has lingered throughout the world ever since the trio were captured.

You can obtain more information and see the entire film by clicking here.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

this is all BS, why would anyone HIKE that clost to Iran? They are stupid and should be in jail