American citizen detained in Iran for six years flies out of country for surgery

From PBS NewsHour.

Baquer Namazi, an American citizen and former U.N. official wrongfully held in Iran for more than six years, has been allowed to travel abroad to seek medical treatment. His son has been released from prison on a temporary furlough but still cannot leave Iran. Jared Genser, a human rights attorney and pro-bono counsel for the Namazi family, joined Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pbsnews
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour

Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe