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READ: Excerpt from “A Sliver of Light” Ahead of Tuesday’s Extended Interview with Iran Hikers

Web ExclusiveMarch 17, 2014

Tune in Tuesday when we’ll speak with Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal about their new book, “A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran.” We’ll also discuss their current efforts to draw attention to the how the solitary confinement methods they were subjected to in Iran are also widely used in the United States. In the meantime, you can read an excerpt below from Bauer about the day they were arrested.

Click here to see all of Democracy Now!’s coverage since 2009 of the U.S. hikers arrested in Iran, and their release.

Excerpted from A SLIVER OF LIGHT by Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd. Copyright © 2014 by Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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