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BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Released from Prison

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Released from Prison

The American Center for Law and Justice announced this morning that Iranian Pastor Youcef Nardarkhani has been released after spending 1,062 days in prison for his Christian faith. Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has reportedly been acquitted of apostacy (death penalty), and sentenced for time served for evangelizing Muslims. Pastor Nadarkhani is released from prison in Iran (ACLJ photo) We will have more […]

 
 

No Compromise: The Story of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani

No Compromise: The Story of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani

Throughout history, it seems that people of most faiths have had some period of persecution and martyrdom for no crime other than telling others what they have chosen to believe. Those who dared to think differently were dangerous to the status quo and they either had to publicly change their mind or face torture or death.

 
 

Update: Iranian Pastor Nadarkhani Continues to Refuse to Renounce Christian Beliefs

Despite promises of release in return for compromise, imprisoned Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani continues to refuse to renounce his Christian faith and accept Islam. Although he has been without any Bible or electronic access for over two years, and no contact with the outside world except for his wife and children, Nardarkhani continues to refuse to bow to pressure from […]

 
 

Germany, EU demand Iran to free pastor Nadarkhani | MF Monitor

EXCERPT: Germany, one of the few countries with diplomatic ties with Iran, has asked Iran to stay the execution of a pastor who refused to re-convert to Islam. http://www.microfinancemonitor.com/2011/09/30/germany-eu-demand-iran-to-free-pastor-nadarkhani/

 
 

Top Religious Liberty Stories of 2012

Top Religious Liberty Stories of 2012

Here are some of the top religious liberty stories of 2012, in no particular order.

 
 

Inside Interfaith Iran (Liberty Magazine)

Inside Interfaith Iran (Liberty Magazine)

Martin Surridge describes the status of religious liberty in Iran. EXCERPT: or the past few months the eyes of the believers around the world have been fixed on an Iranian death row "apostate" who has refused to recant his faith in Jesus Christ. Yousef Nadarkhani was first arrested in his hometown of Rasht, Iran, in October 2009, for violating the […]

 
 

Senate to Take Up Condemned Iranian Pastor Youcef Resolution Next Week (American Center for Law and Justice)

The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has scheduled to take up the resolution supporting Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani next week. The committee is scheduled to consider the resolution,a companion to the resolution that unanimously passed the House earlier this year,next Tuesday,June 19,2012. It is the next step toward bringing S. Res. 385 before the full Senate. The resolution,"Condemning the […]

 
 

Iran Court Convicts Christian Pastor Convert To Death | Fox News

The final verdict has been handed down. The blood of the martyrs continues to water the seed of the church. Prayers needed for courage and a miracle. Pastor Nadarkhani is a true hero of the faith and a witness against religious intolerance of all stripes. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/02/22/iran-court-convicts-christian-pastor-convert-to-death/

 
 

Iran Upholds Christian Pastor's Apostasy Conviction: Execution as Early as Wednesday | American Center for Law and Justice ACLJ

EXCERPT: Just days after Iran released two Americans accused of spying in Iran, an Iranian court has upheld the apostasy conviction and execution sentence of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani. The 11th branch of Iran's Gilan Provincial Court has determined that Pastor Nadarkhani has Islamic ancestry and therefore must recant his faith in Jesus Christ. Iran's supreme court had previously ruled […]