US 'spy' faces execution in Iran

People in the Michigan community where Amir Hekmati grew up are increasingly worried about his fate.

    The clock is ticking for the former US Marine facing the death penalty in Iran over charges of espionage.

    Amir Hekmati was sentenced to death on Monday, and given 20 days to appeal.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Hekmati's home town of Flint, Michigan, where fears for the soldier's life are running high.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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