published Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

2 Americans jailed as spies in Iran for 2 years have been released from Tehran prison

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    In this Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 file photo, US hikers Shane Bauer, left, and Josh Fattal, attend their trail in Iran. (AP Photo/Press TV, File)

TEHRAN, Iran — Two Americans jailed in Iran as spies have been released from Tehran's prison after more than two years in custody.

Associated Press reporters saw a convoy of vehicles with Swiss and Omani diplomats leaving Evin prison Wednesday with the freed Americans inside. They headed to Tehran international airport.

Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were freed after their Iranian lawyer obtained signatures of two judges on a bail-for-freedom deal. A $1 million bail — $500,000 for each one — was posted.

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manlyman said...

Two years and $500,000. That's a pretty high price for being stupid.

September 21, 2011 at 3:15 p.m.
GeorgiaRebel said...

I wonder how much the illegal alien population would drop, if we started doing the same thing here?

September 21, 2011 at 4:29 p.m.
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