Rally Shows Support For Former Michigan Marine Imprisoned In IranDozens of people attending a rally in Michigan have released balloons to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free Amir Hekmati, a former Marine from Michigan.
Sister: Ex-Marine Held In Iran Renounces Iranian Citizenship"He feels like this is a now-or-never opportunity," she said.
Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Goes On Hunger Strike, Has Message For Obama"I can tell that he's reached a point where he's desperately seeking measures to help get his point across," Amir Hekmati's sister told WWJ.
Ex US Marine Imprisoned In Iran Allowed To Call HomeAmir Hekmati's family, which lives in Flint, Michigan, says he is innocent and only went to Iran to visit his grandmothers.
Vigil Marks Man's 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In IranAmir 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.
Report: Ex-Marine From Mich. Gets 10-Year Sentence In IranAn 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.
US Rep. Talks With Obama About Ex-Marine In IranAmir Hekmati has been held in Iran on spying charges for more than two years.
New Letter Seeks Release Of Ex-Marine Held In IranAmir Hekmati has spent more than two years in prison after traveling to Iran to visit his grandmothers.
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.
Flint Family Wants U.S. To Put Pressure On Iran To Release Imprisoned SonThe mother, sister and brother-in-law of Amir Hekmati were in Washington this week, meeting State Department officials and members of Congress.
Art Aims To Draw Attention To Detained American Amir HekmatiAn 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.
Family Worries After Iran's President Says He's Unaware Of Imprisoned Ex-MarineThe 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.