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Amir Hekmati

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Report: Ex-Marine From Mich. Gets 10-Year Sentence In Iran

An Iranian news agency is reporting that an appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a Michigan man convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2014

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

US Rep. Talks With Obama About Ex-Marine In Iran

Amir Hekmati has been held in Iran on spying charges for more than two years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

New Letter Seeks Release Of Ex-Marine Held In Iran

Amir Hekmati has spent more than two years in prison after traveling to Iran to visit his grandmothers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Family Of Imprisoned Former Marine Holds Fundraiser To Raise Awareness

The family of a former local marine who’s spent the past two years in an Iranian prison is holding a fundraiser to help secure this release.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Flint Family Wants U.S. To Put Pressure On Iran To Release Imprisoned Son

The mother, sister and brother-in-law of Amir Hekmati were in Washington this week, meeting State Department officials and members of Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Art Aims To Draw Attention To Detained American Amir Hekmati

An art exhibition opening this week in Detroit aims to help build support for the release of a former U.S. Marine who is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Family Worries After Iran’s President Says He’s Unaware Of Imprisoned Ex-Marine

The sister of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges says she’s worried and shocked that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he’s not familiar with her brother’s case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

The family of Amir Hekmati held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in suburban Detroit in which they appealed to Iran to release Hekmati on humanitarian grounds. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Family Pleads With Iran To Free Jailed Ex-Marine

The family of Amir Hekmati, who was arrested while visiting his grandmothers in Iran in August 2011, held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in which they appealed to Iran to release the ex-Marine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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U.S. Muslims Seek Clemency For Condemned U.S.- Iranian Man

A letter Tuesday from the Council on American-Islamic Relations asks Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to spare the life of Amir Hekmati.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012