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June 17th, 2010
12:00 PM ET

Moms demand Iran free jailed hikers

(CNN) – The mothers of three US hikers who remain jailed in Iran are demanding their children be released or tried. It's the first time the families have criticized the Iranians since their children were arrested near the Iraq-Iran border and charged with espionage last year. Laura Fattal, mother of imprisoned American hiker Josh Fattal, joined us via phone on Thursday's American Morning.

Read more: Mothers of detained U.S. hikers urge Iran to prosecute or free them

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