|Friday, 04 November 2016 13:15|
Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Nizar Zakka
The following statement was released by Mr. Nizar Zakka's attorney in the United States, Mr. Jason Poblete on the continued unlawful detention of the US Legal Permanent Resident as he celebrates another birthday in Evin Prison.
Today also marks the aniversary of the 1979 hostage taking and seizure of the US Embassy in Tehran. As Mr. Poblete states,
Mr. Poblete continues to urge the United States government and other responsible parties to take immediate action to secure his unconditional release on humanitarian grounds.
To read the above press release in Arabic, go here.
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