Iran http://nwpr.org en In 2009, 3 Americans Went For A Hike, And Ended Up In A Tehran Prison http://nwpr.org/post/2009-3-americans-went-hike-and-ended-tehran-prison In the summer of 2009, three young Americans went for a hike. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were living together in Syria, teaching and writing. Their friend Josh Fattal was visiting from the U.S. The three took a tour to a waterfall in the Kurdish highlands of Iraq, and as they hiked along a road that turned out to be the border with Iran, an armed man in uniform waved them over.<p>The next thing they knew, they had embarked on a two-year ordeal in the infamous Evin prison in Tehran. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:16:00 +0000 editor 42780 at http://nwpr.org In 2009, 3 Americans Went For A Hike, And Ended Up In A Tehran Prison 'Pomegranate Lady' Depicts The Comedy And Tragedy Of Exile http://nwpr.org/post/pomegranate-lady-depicts-comedy-and-tragedy-exile Goli Taraghi writes about life in Iran — about love, loss, alienation and exile. Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:25:00 +0000 editor 38373 at http://nwpr.org 'Pomegranate Lady' Depicts The Comedy And Tragedy Of Exile Boise Pastor Faces Eight Years In Iranian Prison http://nwpr.org/post/boise-pastor-faces-eight-years-iranian-prison <p>Supporters of a Boise pastor who's been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison say he may not survive his punishment. Saeed Abedini was convicted Sunday of attempting to undermine state security. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:57:30 +0000 Samantha Wright 21874 at http://nwpr.org