The Iranian lawyer for three UC Berkeley grad students charged with espionage said judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned.
UC Berkeley grad Sarah Shourd said she will not return to Iran to stand trial with two fellow hikers on spying charges.
Three lost hikers were rescued by park rangers in the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve near Los Gatos on Sunday night.
An Iranian lawyer representing three Americans accused by Tehran of spying says he is ready for the start of their trial.
Iran said it has summoned an American woman and UC Berkeley graduate to return to the country and stand trial on Feb. 6 along with two Cal grads who are still in custody.
Iran has set a Feb. 6 trial date for three Americans arrested more than a year ago along the Iraqi border and charged with spying.
Sarah Shourd, recently freed from an Iranian prison after more than a year, has launched a campaign pressing Tehran to free her fiancé and their mutual friend, both still held on suspicion of espionage.
The mother of one of two American hikers and UC Berkeley graduates still jailed in Iran said Tuesday that she’s been told they will stand trial in November.
President Barack Obama has met at the White House with Sarah Shourd, the hiker recently freed by Iran, and with her mother and the mothers of the other two American hikers still being held.
Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans arrested last year while hiking near the Iran-Iraq border, has met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.