Amir Hekmati

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

Rally Shows Support For Former Michigan Marine Imprisoned In Iran

Dozens 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.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2015

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

Sister: Ex-Marine Held In Iran Renounces Iranian Citizenship

“He feels like this is a now-or-never opportunity,” she said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

Ex US Marine Imprisoned In Iran Allowed To Call Home

Amir Hekmati’s family, which lives in Flint, Michigan, says he is innocent and only went to Iran to visit his grandmothers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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

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