Now is the time for U.S. to pressure Iran to free Saeed Abedini says his wife

Video link to speech starts at 20 minute mark: http://t.co/6E2ld7PWMs ~ Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of jailed Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini speaking at [UN] human rights conference in Geneva, Switzerland on February 25, 2014.  Photo: Ecumenical News / Peter Kenny ~ by Peter Kenny, February 25, 2014, Ecumenical News ~ Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of jailed Iranian-American…

“Don’t let up on Iran”

NY Times Op-Ed By Michael Kassen and Lee Rosenberg 2/21/14 [NYT print version 2/22/14] (Drawing by Anthony Russo) FreeAllThree.com: While politicians debate Iran’s nuclear program in Washington and Geneva, Americans need to continually raise the plight of 3 U.S. Citizens unjustly held in Iran today. Don’t let them forget Saeed Abedini, Amir Hekmati and Robert Levinson.  Bring them…

DEBKAfile Condensed 2.22.14 – Briefs on Israel, Iran & Mideast Developments

FreeAllThree.com sifts through weekly dispatches, recaps the items related to Middle East developments that may be of interest to readers. Articles are from an Israeli perspective, but in most cases are objectively written. Israel lives in a tough neighborhood and these items reflect that tension. The long reach of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard  (IRG) often results in that country’s fingerprints on…

Iran and the U.K. Resume Diplomatic Ties, U.S. to follow?

FreeAllThree.com is in the camp that there should be more direct dialog, cultural exchanges and student exchanges with Iranian counterparts.  The U.S. already has over 6000 Iranian students currently in its universities by some reports. Iran’s current Foreign Minister Javid Zarif is a former student at the University of Denver. Further, look how, in the 1990’s especially, Americans…

CNN video: Make Hekmati, Abedini and Levinson subject of current talks, Zarif Skypes with U.S. students, Rep. Kildee continues to speak out for constituent held in Iran

CNN’s Jim Sciutto commented on his video report with Wolf Blitzer recently. This video (YouTube link below) deserves some extra attention for its content. It would not have been seen six months ago. 1. It shows the tireless efforts of Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-D) on behalf of Amir Hekmati and his family. The Hekmatis are his constituents. Amir…