The families of U.S. hikers sentenced to 8 years in prison on charges of spying and illegal entry in Iran are appealing to the Iranian authorities to "show compassion" and "allow them to return home" without delay.
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer have been detained in Iran for the past two years. Along with Sarah Shourd, Fattal and Bauer were arrested in July 2009. They were taken into custody after they crossed the border into Iranian territory.
They denied the Iranian charges of spying and...Full Story