Amir Hekmati, U.S. born one-time game developer jailed in Iran since 2011 for allegedly engaging in espionage for the CIA, has been given a 10-year prison termfollowing a secret retrial which took place in December. He had originally been sentenced to death, a ruling overturned in 2012.
U.S. President Barack Obama pressed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today over the detention of three Americans in Iran, including one-time game developer Amir Hekmati, who has been jailed on espionage charges since late 2011. The discussion occurred over the phone during a conversation that largely focused on the… Read more
The lawyer of the American game maker imprisoned in Iran says his client's now been in solitary confinement for a year.