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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 ...
Big Country Homepage · 7/14/2015
The sentencing of an American man to death in Iran for allegedly being a CIA operative prompted outrage Monday from his parents in Michigan and the White House. Behnaz Hekmati, mother of Amir Mirzaei ... of eliciting forced confessions, and of holding ...
usatoday30.usatoday.com · 1/10/2012
I wouldn’t want to be Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, the 28-year-old former US Marine just recently sentenced to death by a court in Iran after being convicted of being an American spy. Hekmati ... of eliciting forced confessions, and of holding innocent ...
Counter Punch · ByDave Lindorff · 1/11/2012
Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine of Iranian descent ... “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.”
Washington Post · 1/9/2012
In December of that same year, Iranian state television aired a videotaped confession ... 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 ...
military · 5/5/2015
Currently locked in a prison cell in Tehran after being sentenced to death, Iranian-American Amir ... Arizona-born Hekmati confessed to the crime, but our Amnesty International expert explained that is no indication of guilt and forced confessions are ...
Radar Online · ByDebbie Emery · 1/12/2012
Amir Hekmati is a former ... his release has not been secured. Allegedly, Hekmati was in Iran as a spy for the United States government. There is even a “confession” video, but experts believe that Hekmati was forced to do it and that much of the ...
Breitbart News · 7/14/2015
The United States has denied that Iranian-born American citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati ... just two weeks after his arrival. The elder Hekmati told ABC News he believes his son was forced into the confession that he is a double agent for the CIA.
Arutz Sheva · 12/21/2011