amir hekmati

"FLINT, MI -- Shrieks went up after Amir Hekmati's niece and nephew entered the private plane that landed Thursday afternoon at Bishop Airport in Flint. "It's great to be back in Flint, my hometown," said Amir Hekmati, who was freed this month after spending more than four years in Iranian custody. "I love this city. I love its people. They've been so good to me and my family and we've very grateful." (MLive)

"FLINT -- U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee will hop on a 5:45 p.m. flight from Detroit Metro Airport to Frankfort, Germany, today to complete a campaign to free Amir Hekmati, who has been held in an Iranian prison for the last 4 1/2 years." (Detroit Free Press)

"BAY CITY, MI – Amir Hekmati is alive and his voice crackled over the microphone to a crowd of nearly one hundred people on Saturday afternoon." (MLive)

LANSING, MI — U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee and Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich are calling on Iran to release Amir Hekmati, a Flint native who has been in prison for nearly four years after he was accused of spying. (MLive)

Amir Hekmati has been in jail in Iran for two years.