Amir Hekmati

Amir Hekmati has filed a complaint against the Iranian government, seeking damages for more than four years of imprisonment.
The six lawmakers told the Iranian ambassador to the U.N. that the "wrongly imprisoned Americans" needed to be released.
"We actually shook hands, thinking we had an agreement," the secretary of state said.
The U.S. is set to release seven Iranians in exchange.
Four years after Amir has sat behind the walls of Evin Prison, stripped of his dignity, due process, and human rights, he has been imprisoned in Iran longer than any American in history.
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) 鈥 Dozens of people at a Michigan rally released balloons Saturday to mark the four-year anniversary
While clicktivism (sometimes called slacktivism) has had its share of critics, the case of Amir Hekmati demonstrates that it can be an effective tool in implementing change.
"I see the failure of this agreement as being a more treacherous path forward," Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) says.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) 鈥 Iran鈥檚 deputy foreign minister says Iranian diplomats discussed the case of Americans still held captive
One of the most vocal lawmakers on the issue has been Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), who represents Hekmati's district. Last
Yet thousands of miles away from the ritzy site of the talks, the 170-year-old Palais Coburg hotel in Vienna, are four reasons
Learn more about Hekmati's case and efforts to secure his release by watching HuffPost's video interview with his brother