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Amir Hekmati says Tehran is holding him hostage for use in a possible prisoner exchange, according to the letter addressed to Kerry and published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Wednesday. Hekmati has been detained on what the U.S. says are false ...
CTV News · 9/11/2013
A statement from Hekmati's family details what they call torture, abuse and a forced confession that he has been through. Those claims detail poor nutrition, foot whippings and long stretches of solitary confinement. "Once deported, he promises never to ...
freerepublic.com · 3/17/2015
Behnaz Hekmati has said all along that her son's confession was fabricated and forced by his Iranian captors, a position that's supported by the State Department. The State Department has said Amir Hekmati's imprisonment follows a pattern by the Iranian ...
Ozarks First. · 7/14/2015
The sentencing of Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, 28, is likely to add to the tension between ... "The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting forced confessions, and of holding innocent Americans for political reasons."
Los Angeles Times · ByAlexandra Zavis andRamin Mostaghim · 1/10/2012
In a meeting Sunday with relatives of a U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran ... say the name Amir Hekmati out loud, but he can say it for Jason Rezaian and he can say it for Pastor Abedini? Why when we make a request is it ignored? Why am I forced to write ...
FOX News · 5/4/2015
"Amir Hekmati's a patriot ... He appeared on Iranian television and said he was working for the CIA in a confession her mother and the U.S. State Department has said was forced and fabricated. He was later sentenced to death. The punishment was later ...
Fox 5 Sandiego · 1/18/2016
These Americans turned prisoners include Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati ... wasn’t heard from until a week later. After a forced confession of espionage, Hekmati was sentenced to death after a three hour ...
The Foundry · 7/24/2015