Iranian-Born Christian Pastor Tortured in Tehran Prison

IslamAn 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.

Saeed Abedini was sentenced to eight years in prison for establishing a network of Christian house churches years ago and for “attempting to sway Iranian youth away from Islam.” Since his conviction Jan. 27, Abedini has not been allowed to communicate with his wife and two children who live in the United States.

Read more at Baptist Press. . .

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  1. We should be hearing about this all over the news but I’ve hardly heard anything on this on the major news networks. I hope pressure continues to mount. Praying for his safety.

    • It seems to be politically incorrect to give much time to news like this in the media.

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