Susan notes: this is an email from Women For A Change (WFAC).
Please Help Free Sarah Shourd, Shane and Josh, and support their mothers,
Sarah Shourd is a women's rights activist who, earlier in her career, was volunteers coordinator working to help stop the femicides in Mexico.
In the aftermath of the New Orleans Earthquake, Sarah was part of a team of volunteers helping survivors.
She later joined the Iraqi School Project in Syria, where she was teaching refugees.
for the last 290 days, she has been in Evin Prison, Iran.
We are campaigning for her release, along with that of her boyfriend Shane, and their friend Josh, who are imprisoned with her.
Sarah is in solitary confinement.