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Iran hikers

American hikers Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal, (l-r), detained by Iranian authorities, accused of spying, Tehran, Iran. (AP)

Trial Set For UC Berkeley Grads Detained In Iran

Two University of California at Berkeley graduates are scheduled to stand trial in Iran on Sunday on charges of espionage and entering the country illegally.

CBS San Francisco–07/29/2011

Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali (center) is escorted away after joining other prominent American Muslims and clergy attending a news conference at the National Press Club on May 24, 2011 in Washington, DC. Ali and other prominent American Muslims and clergy appealed to Iran's Supreme Leader for the release Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, the two U.S. hikers detained in Iran since July 31, 2009. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali Calls On Iran To Release Detained UC Grads

Leaders of the American Muslim community, along with boxing legend Muhammad Ali, are calling for the release of two U.S. hikers, who have been detained in Iran for more than 21 months.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Mothers Hold Hunger Strike For Imprisoned Bay Area Hikers

The family of two UC Berkeley grads, imprisoned in Iran, are showing their support for their upcoming trial by going on a hunger strike.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/22/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Trial Of UC Berkeley Grads Delayed Without Explanation

The Iranian lawyer for three UC Berkeley grad students charged with espionage said judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal Grad Hikers’ Families Hopeful After Iran Court Hearing

The families of two Americans charged with spying in Iran said Monday they’re glad that Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were able to proclaim their innocence in a court in Tehran and that they hope the case is nearing an end.

CBS San Francisco–02/07/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Trial Begins In Iran For UC Berkeley Hikers

An Iranian court began the espionage trial of three UC Berkeley graduates who were arrested while hiking along the Iran-Iraq border in 2009.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/06/2011

Detained American citizen Sarah Shourd sits during a meeting with her companions and their mothers on May 20, 2010 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Images)

Cal Grad Freed From Iran Prison Releases Music Video

A Berkeley graduate freed from an Iranian prison has released a song she hopes will build support for the release of her friends who remain jailed in that country.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

American hikers Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal, (l-r), detained by Iranian authorities, accused of spying, Tehran, Iran. (AP)

Cal Grads Imprisoned In Iran Call Families

The mother of one of the Cal grads imprisoned in Iran said she knew even as the phone rang this past weekend that it was a call from her son.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/29/2010

American hikers Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal, (l-r), detained by Iranian authorities, accused of spying, Tehran, Iran. (AP)

Family Of Imprisoned Cal Grads Distressed Over Iran Trial Date

Family members of the two remaining UC Berkeley grads facing espionage charges in Iran called the postponement of their trial until Feb. 6 an unwanted delay and stressed they were not looking forward to spending a second holiday season without their loved ones.

CBS San Francisco–11/22/2010

WikiLeaks Documents Shed Light On Iran Hikers Capture

A U.S. military field report made public by WikiLeaks reveals a frenetic effort to locate three American hikers shortly after they were detained near Iran’s border with the Kurdish region of Iraq.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/22/2010

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