#FreeAmir ➠ U.S. Marine Imprisoned In Iran ➠ Victim Of Torture, Cruelty, Family Says
We need to keep pushing to free Amir and the others, Jason Reznaian, Saeed Abedini and Bob Levinson.
Via Fox News:
The family of a U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran for nearly four years says the American has been drugged, whipped and told a heartbreaking lie that his mother died in a car accident while he awaits a retrial.
The sister and brother-in-law of Amir Hekmati appeared on Fox News Channel’s “On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren,” where they described in chilling detail the torture that the veteran has endured since his arrest in August 2011. Hekmati, they said, has suffered stun-gun assaults, has been whipped, dosed with lithium and hung by his arms while held in the Islamic Republic.
But the worst abuse of all may have been the emotional torture of being told by cruel guards that his mother had died, according to his sister, Sarah Hekmati.
“He was put in stressful positions for long periods of time,” said Sarah Hekmati. “He had to endure the news that they had told him that his mother was killed in a car accident; just the emotional torture of being told that and not having a way to contact our family. More