Former US marine and game developer Amir Hekmati is suing the state of Iran, alleging that he was tortured during his five-year detainment period. Hekmati had been convicted of espionage among other charges. He was released from captivity in January.
Inside a Cave. Jahrom, Iran. By Aria Khosh Sirat.
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.