September 21, 2011 Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have been held since July 2009. Along with a third American, who was released last year, they were convicted of spying. The three say they were hiking along the Iraq-Iran border and got lost.
September 13, 2011 Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and a third American — Bauer's finance, Sarah Shourd — were hiking in Iraq in July 2009 when they crossed the border into Iran. She was released on bail last year. All three have since been convicted of spying.