Detained hikers phone home over Thanksgiving

Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal called home on Saturday morning and the families say the conversations lasted about five minutes each and focused on the increasing isolation.

They and a third hiker, Sarah Shourd are charged with spying and have a Feb. 6 trial date in Iran. Shourd was released in September.

The three former UC graduates were arrested near the Iran-Iraq border in 2009 and they claim they were just hiking.

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