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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
Amir Mirzaie Hekmati, an American sentenced to death in Iran for espionage, has 20 days to appeal his case, according to Iranian law. Breaking News Regions + Africa Americas Asia China Europe Middle East World Regions U.S. Money Entertainment …
CNN · 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
Amir Hekmati, an Arizona-born Iranian-American who had served ... forced to make a televised “confession” and forced to make spying allegations against high profile blogger Hossein Derakhshan. Saeed Malekpour, a 36-year-old web designer and …
Amnesty International USA · 1/9/2012
In a hospital interview with CNN, the father of former U.S. marine Amir Mirzaei Hekmati ... “They forced him to do that. That’s not true,” said Hekmati’s mother, Behnaz, referring to the alleged confession. “They knew he was a military (soldier ...
FOX 8 · ByRyan Sullivan · 9/25/2012
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.
yourmiddleeast.com · 9/12/2013
Amir Mirzaei ... added that "allegations that Mr. 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 forced confessions, and of holding innocent ...
Neon Tommy · 1/10/2012
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
The ISNA news agency quotes Iran's chief prosecutor, Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejei, as saying that Amir ... confessions from them after the disputed June 2009 presidential election. Hekmati's relatives in the United States also maintain that they think he …
Radio Free Europe · 1/9/2012