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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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