UPDATE 24- Son of Hostage in Iran Meets Secretary Pompeo

Zakka Family Appreciates Continued Support Of The U.S. Government Yesterday, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo delivered remarks at the Department of State to families of American citizens and U.S Legal Permanent residents held captive abroad. Mr. Omar Zakka, the youngest son of Mr. Nizar Zakka, who last month testified before Congress a second time about … Continue reading UPDATE 24- Son of Hostage in Iran Meets Secretary Pompeo

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NBC: Family of Cuban-American jailed in Cuba for espionage pleads for U.S attorney, consular visits

** The following story was published by NBC News on September 7, 2018. The original publication can be found here. Family of Cuban-American jailed in Cuba for espionage pleads for U.S attorney, consular visits The case of Alina López Miyares runs into Cuba's policy of considering anyone born in Cuba to be a Cuban national … Continue reading NBC: Family of Cuban-American jailed in Cuba for espionage pleads for U.S attorney, consular visits

UPDATE 3- Zakka Starts Hunger Strike, Demands Unconditional Release

Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Nizar Zakka The following statement was issued by Mr. Nizar Zakka's attorney in the United States, Mr. Jason Poblete related to Nizar's unlawful detention as a hostage in Iran's Evin detention facility. On December 8, 2016, Nizar began a hunger strike to raise awareness about his plight as … Continue reading UPDATE 3- Zakka Starts Hunger Strike, Demands Unconditional Release