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Shon Meckfessel

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Shon Meckfessel

Shon Meckfessel Is the fourth member of a party of US hikers, three of whom went missing on July 31.


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Nation writer Shane Bauer and his friends have been detained by Iran for almost 100 days. A fourth member of their party appeals directly to Iran's president for their release.

Three Americans, including Shane Bauer, a contributor to The Nation, went missing while on a hiking trip in Iraqi Kurdistan and are presumed to be detained by Iranian authorities. A fourth member of their party provides insight into their trip here.