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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

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Rally Held For U.S. Pastor Jailed In Iranian Prison

A downtown rally in front of the Spirit of Detroit with demonstrators calling for the release of a U.S. citizen held in Iran for over a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2013

A lifesize cardboard cutout photograph of President Barack Obama is used as an anti-war sign on the north side of the White House to protest any U.S. military action against Syria August 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Organized by the The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, the protestors drew parallels between the run up to the American war in Iraq and the current reaction by the United States to chemical attacks in Syria. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Diplomatic Pressure The Way To Address Syria Says WSU Prof

The director of Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict says the preferred strategy would be diplomatic pressure on Syria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

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

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App Of The Week: DIA Launches First-Ever Exhibition App For Shirin Neshat Exhibition

The Detroit Institute of Arts has launched its first exhibition app, ‘Shirin Neshat at the DIA,’ in conjunction with its Shirin Neshat exhibition, currently on view through July 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

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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Matt’s Favorites: Down With Speed Cameras, Internet Cats Rule, Musk Talks Mars, Iran Blocks The Web, And Much More

What else is new and cool in the fabulous universe of high technology? Let me focus the lens…

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

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