Sarah Shourd with her mother, Nora, in Muscat, Oman
14 September 2010
Sarah Shourd detained for more than a year in Iran was released today. Her lawyer told reporters in Tehran that Shourd was indeed released and was undergoing formalities at the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran where she had been held in solitary confinement. Two other fellow American hikers still remain in prison.
UPDATE: Sarah Shourd's flight took off from Tehran's Merabad airport following her release from prison.
UPDATE: She has reunited with her mother in Mascat, Oman.