BBC Radio 4 - Short Cuts: Escaping the Present

In 2009 Sarah Shourd was hiking in Iraqi-Kurdistan with her boyfriend Shane Bauer and their friend Joshua Fattal when they were arrested for crossing the border into Iran. Sarah spent 410 days in solitary confinement at Evin prison in Tehran.

Produced for an episode of Short Cuts on BBC Radio 4 called Out of Time. The series is produced by Eleanor McDowall / Falling Tree Productions.

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Photo: Black Mountains, Wales, 2016