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Pastor Saeed threatened with new charges, nearing 3-years of imprisonment

GOHARDASHT, Iran (aclj.org) — American Pastor Saeed Abedini may be facing an upgrade to his current charges, his wife, Naghmeh, said after visiting him at Rajaei Shahr prison today, according to the American Center for Law and Justice. Naghmeh Abedini said … Continue reading

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Pastor Abedini in hospital, shackled, denied care

TEHRAN, Iran (BP) — Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen, was moved to a private hospital in Iran but was shackled and denied medical care, prompting the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is working for his freedom, … Continue reading

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U.S. pastor in Iran loses court appeal

TEHRAN, Iran (BP) — An appeals court in Tehran, Iran, has rejected an appeal by Iranian American pastor Saeed Abedini, whose eight-year prison sentence has garnered widespread international attention. The appeals court decision “signals a new level of concern for Pastor … Continue reading

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American pastor placed in solitary confinement

TEHRAN (BP) — In another effort to force American pastor Saeed Abedini to recant his faith, prison officials in Tehran have placed him in solitary confinement, something the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) calls “perhaps his most grave … Continue reading

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Iranian-American reportedly tortured

TEHRAN, Iran (BP) — An Iranian-born pastor who is a U.S. citizen is undergoing physical and mental torture in a notoriously brutal Tehran prison while an international campaign for his release mounts, according to the American Center for Law and Justice. … 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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