Alumni talk about their reactions to detainment

After two years of detention in Iranian prison, UC Berkeley alumni Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal spoke Sunday for the first time since landing on American soil.Bauer and Fattal, who were released Wednesday on $1 million bail after two years of imprisonment for allegedly crossing the Iran-Iraqborder while hiking, criticized American foreign
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Alumni released from detainment in Iranian prison

Two UC Berkeley alumni arrested in Iran for allegedly entering the country illegally were released Wednesday morning on $1 million bail after more than two years in an Iranian prison. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, were seized in July 2009 for crossing the border from Iraq into Iran
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UC hikers released on $1 million bail

The two American hikers and former UC Berkeley students detained for allegedly crossing the Iranian border more than two years ago were released early Wednesday morning on a $1 million bail by the Iranian authorities, The New York Times reported. According to The Times, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal —
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Hikers saga may be over Tuesday

The past week has been a turbulent one for two UC Berkeley alumni, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who are still detained in Iran, despite a belief early last week that they might be freed.

Iran’s judiciary says UC hikers’ release is not imminent

A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he would release the two former UC Berkeley students detained for allegedly crossing the border more than two years ago, Iran’s judiciary contradicted these statements Wednesday, saying the Americans’ release is not imminent, the New York Times reported. Ahmadinejad said Tuesday in an interview
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Iranian president to give UC hikers ‘unilateral pardon’

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he will pardon and release the two American hikers and former UC Berkeley students detained for allegedly crossing the Iranian border more than two years ago, according to major media outlets. Ahmadinejad’s statement comes just over three weeks after Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were
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Lawyer files appeal on behalf of imprisoned hikers

The lawyer for Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer — UC Berkeley alums who were sentenced on Aug. 20 by Iranian court to eight years in prison — filed an appeal against the decision on Sunday, according to major media outlets. The hikers had been given 20 days to file an appeal
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