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Dear imprisoned journalists, “We are with you” on World Press Freedom Day

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. I think of journalists, writers,…all those wrongfully imprisoned around the world. I think of their trauma, and their loved ones’ trauma. 704 more words


A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran

In the summer of 2009, Americans Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were having a little holiday in  Iraqi Kurdistan…lots of locals were camping there…no violence against Americans had been reported there in decades…a seemingly safe place… 175 more words


American Hiker Who Spent 2 Years In Iranian Prison Pens Book

By Tim Jimenez

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Josh Fattal, one of three American hikers who spent two years in an Iranian prison, spoke and signed copies of his new book in his hometown of Elkins Park earlier this week. 168 more words


"These words will be windows, not walls!"

These words will be windows, not walls!” Josh pronounced as he started writing A Sliver of Light with Shane and Sarah.

Spending every day for more than two years engaging the world in their plight, 340 more words


Well on My Way: Transforming a hike to captivity into a walk to freedom ~ Farah N. Mawani

“I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

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American hiker jailed in Iran calls for US-Iran Rapprochement

One of the American hikers,  Josh Fattal, who was arrested in 2009 for a hike in the Kurdistan mountain that had taken him to the Iranian side… 56 more words

Freedom Season: The Time Is Right to Free Tarek Loubani and John Greyson

Re-posted from The Huffington Post

The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

This time of year has become Freedom Season for me. 905 more words

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