US Man Released From Iran Captivity After 4 Years

Nizar Zakka, 52, was released from an Iranian Prison today, after 4 long years. He was unlawfully arrested in 2015, and sentenced to 10 ten years in prison, in 2016 for “Espionage”.

Zakka is a Lebanese citizen, but he has Permanent U.S residency. He said that while he was in prison that he was “Subjected to all kinds of torture” from his Iranian Captives. He also said that the torture soon began to get psychological, and he “Can’t Describe it” because of how intense it was.

He was held in Evin Prison, which is used to house Iran’s Political prisoners. Located in Tehran, The prison is notorious for its “Serious Human Rights Abuses”.