Two Americans detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago got married Saturday in the San Francisco Bay area.
Hundreds of people gathered outside San Quentin State Prison Monday afternoon for a protest that organizers said merges the Occupy and prisoners’ rights movements.
Two University of California, Berkeley grads who were accused of spying and imprisoned in Iran are planning to get married in the spring.
The three University of California at Berkeley graduates who were imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges spoke at an “Occupy Oakland” rally Monday.
Two University of California at Berkeley graduates, released from an Iranian prison, landed in New York Sunday after being held for more than two years.
Two UC Berkeley graduates jailed in Iran as spies were released from Tehran’s prison on Wednesday after more than two years in custody.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday they continue to hope that the Iranian regime will release the two men as a humanitarian gesture.
An official with Oman’s foreign ministry said the Gulf nation has sent a plane to Tehran amid efforts toward a bail-for-freedom deal for two UC Berkeley grads jailed for spying.
Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said two UC Berkeley grads jailed in Iran on charges of espionage for two years could be freed this week.
The two Cal Grads detained in Iran for espionage and illegal entry will get a court hearing this weekend.Their lawyer Masoud Shaflei told reporters he expects their release based on the holiday and the anniversary of their captivity.