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Rep. Lee Zeldin Calls on Iran to Immediately Release Americans Being Unjustly Imprisoned

June 3, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C - Shirley), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, spoke at a "Americans Detained in Iran" hearing.

The Congressman called on Iran to immediately free the American citizens who are being unjustly imprisoned in Iran and called on the President to ensure our citizens are returned home safely.

The key witnesses at the hearing were family members of the Americans who are being held captive in Iran: Mr. Ali Rezaian, the brother of Jason Rezaia; Mrs. Nagameh Abedini, the wife of Saeed Abedini; Ms. Sarah Hekmati, the sister of former Marine Amir Hekmati; and Mr. Daniel Levinson, the son of Robert Levinson.

You can watch the clip here.