· July, 2011

Stories about Iran from July, 2011

Iran: Campaign to Free Last Two Jailed American Hikers

  26 July 2011

Sarah Shourd spent 410 days in solitary confinement in Tehran, Iran, on charges of "espionage". She now calls on the world to speak up for her two friends, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who are still in prison in Iran since all three were arrested while hiking in July 2009.

Iran: Global Day of Action for Dr. Arash Alaei

  22 July 2011

Physicians for Human Rights launched a global action day and an oline petition to Dr. Arash Alaei who is in jail in Iran. Arash and his brother, Kamyar, two Aids physicians were arrested in 2008. Kamyar was released recently and moved to the USA.