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U.S. Calls On Iran To Release Christian Pastor

Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted from Islam to Christianity at the age of 19 and became pastor of a small evangelical community called the Church of Iran.Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted from Islam to Christianity at the age of 19 and became pastor of a small evangelical community called the Church of Iran.
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Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted from Islam to Christianity at the age of 19 and became pastor of a small evangelical community called the Church of Iran.
Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani converted from Islam to Christianity at the age of 19 and became pastor of a small evangelical community called the Church of Iran.
WASHINGTON -- The United States has called on Iran to release Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was imprisoned in 2009 and condemned to death for converting from Islam to Christianity.

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement that Nadarkhani "still faces the threat of execution for simply following his faith, and we repeat our call for Iranian authorities to release him immediately."

Nadarkhani, 34, converted from Islam to Christianity at the age of 19 and became pastor of a small evangelical community called the Church of Iran.

Nadarkhani's conviction was upheld by an appeals court in September 2010 but overturned by Tehran's supreme court, which sent the case back to the lower court in his hometown of Rasht.

Human rights groups fear that he could be executed at any time.

Based on reporting by RFE/RL and AFP
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by: RGW1946 from: USA
July 10, 2012 19:03
YEP--FREEDON,.SURE YOU HAVE FREEDOM--AS LONG AS YOU DO WHAT YOU ARE TOLD..

by: Sorush
July 11, 2012 16:46
Youcef is a true witness for Christ. Even jail and persecution and death sentence didn't alter his faith for serving Christ. The disciple Peter denied Christ for his own safety but Youcef is presenting himself as a living sacrifice allowing to be consumed for the honor of God.

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