His letter reads in part:
I… was invited to travel to Iran to discuss the impact of Hollywood in stereotyping Muslims, Iranians and African people…. I was a featured interviewee for the Press TV documentary āThe FaĆ§ade of the American Dreamā. ……
He goes on to talk about his alleged harassment by law enforcement in Middletown, NY that led up to his detainment on February 3rd.
I was coming out of a restaurantĀ with my mother, and her friend. As the 3 of us entered the car to leave 2 police carsĀ converged on our vehicle, and boxed us in. My mother was petrified. With guns drawn I wasĀ then ordered to step out of the back seat. I asked them why to which they replied that IĀ had several warrants for my arrest. I told them that they were mistaken, but I stillĀ complied with their request. Humiliated in front of all on-lookers I was then thrown onĀ the car while the officers ripped through my pockets.
Read the entire letter here.