reject these outrageous and unfounded charges of espionage made against the
three hikers,” said CPJ Executive Director
Bauer, 27, Sarah Shourd, 31, and
Josh Fattal, 27, were on a short vacation in Iraqi Kurdistan when they
strayed across the border. All three have an interest in writing or
photography, and Bauer is an experienced journalist based in
Supporters of the three hikers held vigils Sunday in 20 locations around the world to mark 100 days of captivity.