Mother of Detained Hiker Campaigns for Daughter's Freedom

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Three American hikers, Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested on the Iranian border a year ago and were accused of espionage. No charges have been brought against the hikers and there has been little contact with them. The mother of Sarah, Nora Shourd says that she's only spoken to her daughter twice since the arrest. She joins us from London, where she's working to raise public awareness of the incident "so people will know the story and understand how unfair and illegal it is."

Guests:

Nora Shourd

Produced by:

Kate McGough

Comments [1]

Rex Roof

The audio on this page doesn't seem to be for this story.

[Thanks! It's fixed now.]

Jul. 21 2010 10:02 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.