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Congress joins calls to release Iranian pastor

NASHVILLE (BP) — Calls are intensifying for the U.S. to pressure Iran to free pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen of Iranian descent who is being tortured in an Iranian prison and persecuted for his Christian faith. More than 80 U.S. … Continue reading

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Iran sentences pastor Abedini to eight years in prison

ISTANBUL, Turkey (MS) – Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini was sentenced to eight years in Iran’s most notorious prison today for allegedly threatening “national security” by planting house churches years ago.
 
Judge Pir-Abassi of Branch 26 of the Iranian Revolutionary Court sentenced … Continue reading

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