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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 ...
Click2Houston · ByMichael Martinez ,Ray Sanchez andJoshua Berlinger · 7/17/2015
Amir ... Mr Hekmati's death sentence. She added: "Allegations that Mr Hekmati either worked for, or was sent to Iran by the CIA are simply untrue. "The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting forced confessions ...
BBC · 1/9/2012
The family maintains Hekmati did not receive adequate legal representation. In a statement, they said his "only advocate in Iran is a government-appointed lawyer who he first met on the day of his trial. "We have struggled to provide Amir with an attorney ...
RT · 1/10/2012
I wouldn’t want to be Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, the 28-year-old former US Marine just ... “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.”
Dissident Voice · ByDave Lindorff · 1/11/2012
GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, "ON THE RECORD" HOST: 1,316 days that's how long Amir Hekmati, an American marine has been ... We were so quiet al that while he was being tortured forced into a confession, confined into 1 meter by 1 meter cell. This is …
Fox Nation · 4/7/2015
Amir Mirzai ... the letter. Hekmati appeared on Iranian state television in December 2011 confessing in Farsi and English that he was a US spy. In the letter, Hekmati said that the charges were false and that he was forced to make the confession.
Astro Awani · 9/12/2013
“The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting forced confessions, and of holding innocent ... an Iranian court has sentenced to death Amir Mirzaei Hekmati after convicting him of working for the C.I.A ...
Politico · ByMj Lee · 1/9/2012
Following a televised confession to spying on Iran for the Central Intelligence Agency, Amir ... Hekmati either worked for, or was sent to Iran by the CIA are false. The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting ...
IGN · 1/10/2012
31-year-old Amir Mirzae Hekmati, who was 28 at the time of the trip ... or draft a fabricated story and elicit a forced confession. The Islamist state of Iran is well known for eliciting forced and false confessions through threats and other methods ...
Front Page · 6/8/2014
Iran's grotesque human rights violations, the rise in executions, or the fate of three Americans -- Amir Hekmati, Pastor Saeed Abedini and ... The fighting was so intense that residents were forced to flee into the harsh mountains. Kurdish men have been ...
Gatestone Institute · 3/14/2014