Ramy Kurdi, 33, and his wife, Sarah Hekmati, 31, of Lathrup Village, Mich., are shown at the Michigan office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Southfield, Mich., on Tuesda

 

              Ramy Kurdi, 33, and his wife, Sarah Hekmati, 31, of Lathrup Village, Mich., are shown at the Michigan office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Southfield, Mich., on Tuesda
Ramy Kurdi, 33, and his wife, Sarah Hekmati, 31, of Lathrup Village, Mich., are shown at the Michigan office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Southfield, Mich., on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, where they and officials of the Muslim advocacy group pleaded for Iranian officials to release Hekmati’s bro9ther, Amir Hekmati. The Arizona-born ex-Marine was arrested on spying charges in August 2011 while visiting is grandmothers in Iran. He was convicted and sentenced to death, but the sentence was overturned. He remains in prison, and no new trial date has been set. (AP Photo/David N. Goodman)