The American-born Iran State television broadcaster, hosted by the FBI, was supposed to appear in court on Friday in Washington DC
The Marzieh Hashemi announcement was made by the employer Press TV comes as the FBI continues to be silent about her situation, including why she is being detained or what possible charges she is facing.
The newswriter, who also holds Iranian citizenship, was detained on Sunday in St. Louis on a testimony warrant her son told the Associated Press. However, the exact reasons for her detention remain unclear and it has not been confirmed by the authorities.
Tap TV in a segment that broadcast on their channel Friday that Hashemi children have also been called to witness.
Marzieh was very overt as far as the Palestinians were concerned, "said Gisoo Ahmadi, a press television news anchor." She was not shy to discuss the behavior of the US government against its people. "
Hashemi's reported detention comes as Iran continues to hold more Americans in custody, some who have been slaughtered in prisons for many years.