The death sentence for Amir Mirza ... that Mr Hekmati either worked for, or was sent to Iran by the CIA are false,” Vietor said. “The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting forced confessions, and of ...
Amir Hekmati ... The guards holding Hekmati would throw water on the floor of his cell and expose him to bright light 24 hours a day to keep him from sleeping. In one of the more dastardly tortures he endured, Hekmati was forced to take …
The White House denied that Amir ... Mr Hekmati either worked for, or was sent to Iran by the CIA, are false,” said a spokesman, Tommy Vietor. “The Iranian regime has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting …
Amir Mirza Hekmati was sentenced to death ... “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.” Hekmati’s execution …
Hekmati's relatives in the United States also maintain that they think he was forced to make the confession. They say Hekmati, a former member of the U.S. Marines, had worked as a translator for the U.S. military in both Afghanistan …
In a case that surely will heighten tensions with Tehran, Iran charged Amir Mirzaei Hekmati with receiving special training ... of falsely accusing people of being spies, of eliciting forced confessions and of holding innocent Americans for …
The espionage charges against Arizona-born Amir ... 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
Amir Hekmati, a former US marine, was arrested in Tehran in August 2011 for his alleged links with the CIA. He was accused of espionage by Iran. Hekmati, 29, said his confession which was aired on Iranian state television was …
The U.S. and Iranian governments on Saturday announced a prisoner exchange that saw the release of four Americans held in Iran: Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati ... of a purported confession
Amir Hekmati, a U.S. citizen and ex-Marine ... “Former prisoners of Evin Prison have reported harsh interrogations, forced confessions, psychological and physical torture, and denial of access to medical care.” Dozens of guards …