CNN Library (CNN) -- Here's a look at some recent cases of foreign governments detaining US citizens. For information about other missing Americans, see Robert Levinson Fast Facts or POW/MIA in Iraq and Afghanistan Fast Facts.
Rami Kurdi — whose brother-in-law, former Marine Amir Hekmati, was also imprisoned on espionage charges ... 11:19 a.m. Trump: Ignore Rudy’s Shocking Confession About Stormy Daniels, He Just Started So much for the notion …
They really are desperate for news of these people - Bob Levinson, who's been disappeared since March of 2007; Amir Hekmati, who's a 30-year-old jailed since 2011 and says on - on a coerced false confession ... that it will be forced to …
“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 and …
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 US has also previously called for the release of Amir Hekmati, 29, who spent four years in the Marines. He confessed in December 2011 to working as a CIA spy but has since said the confession was forced out of him with threats.
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 …