Judge Ellen Huvelle of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday granted Amir Hekmati’s ... The lawsuit alleges that Hekmati was whipped at the bottom of his feet, electrocuted in the kidneys with a Taser, forced to stay …
Amir Mizra Hekmati, who was born in Arizona, appeared in a televised confession in Tehran. He seemed to admit he had acted as a spy on behalf of the CIA and had also creating games to manipulate public opinion in a pro-western manner. …
Marine veteran Amir Hekmati is suing Iran for brutal torture he says he endured during more than four years as a hostage, according to a lawsuit filed in D.C. federal court on Monday. Iranian authorities kept Hekmati in solitary confinement in …
In a closed court hearing, the prosecution applied for capital punishment, the report said, because the suspect, identified as Amir ... Hekmati repeated a confession broadcast on state TV on Dec 18. Under the Iranian law spying can lead …
The sentence against the American, Amir Mirzaei Hekmati ... noting that Iranian prosecutors have a history of coercing confessions, denied that Mr. Hekmati was a spy and called for his immediate release. The C.I.A. declined to comment.
Amir Hekmati and Jason Rezaian and to work cooperatively with us to find Robert Levinson so that they all can be safely reunited with their families as soon as possible. In honor of the familial spirit so strongly enshrined within this holiday …
Amir Mirzai ... But Hekmati's family in the United States told US media he had travelled to Iran to visit his Iranian grandmothers and he was not a spy. In his sole trial hearing, on December 27, prosecutors relied on Hekmati's …
Saeed Abedini isn't the only American being held at Evin prison. Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine and decorated Iraq war veteran, is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges. Within weeks of setting foot in Iran for the first time in August …
According to Barrans, Abedini has been forced to live in horrid conditions ... the House Foreign Affairs Committee in June, Sarah Hekmati— sister of Amir Hekmati, the former US Marine imprisoned in Iran—said, “It does not make sense …