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Amir Hekmati

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Vigil Marks Man’s 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In Iran

Amir Hekmati was arrested in August 2011 while visiting his grandmothers and sentenced to death for spying, but he later was convicted of “cooperating with hostile governments” and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

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

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