amir hekmati

September 18, 2013

Prisoners’ Release Welcomed Ahead of Rouhani UN Visit

Prisoners’ Release Welcomed Ahead of Rouhani UN Visit The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran welcomes the release today of several prisoners of conscience in Iran, including lawyer and human rights defender Nasrin Sotoudeh. Iranian president Hassan Rouhani should continue to take concrete steps towards improving the urgent human rights situation in his country as he prepares to address the United Nations, the Campaign added.... read more
January 9, 2012

Iranian Judiciary Must Reverse American Citizen’s Death Sentence

Iranian Judiciary Must Reverse American Citizen’s Death Sentence (9 January 2012) The Iranian judiciary should immediately rescind the death sentence in the appeals court issued for Iranian-American citizen Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today. In addition, the judiciary should provide a fair trial with full access to his lawyer and put an end to more than four months of isolation and lack of transparency about his arrest and prosecution, the Campaign said.... read more
January 6, 2012

Iranian-American Prisoner’s Family: TV Confessions Fake And Under Duress

Iranian-American Prisoner’s Family: TV Confessions Fake And Under Duress Family of Amir Hekmati, an Iranian-American man whom Iranian officials allege worked for the CIA, and whose court session and confessions were broadcasted on Iranian state TV on 27 December 2011, have released a statement, a copy of which was shared with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, stating that Amir Hekmati's television confessions were fake and made under duress.... read more