Tag archive for ‘Pastor jailed’
By Guest Author On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Tips For Surviving Your First (and Hopefully Last) Trip to Jail

Life is extremely difficult sometimes and while that doesn’t excuse any bad choices we make, it does help explain some of them. However, occasionally the choice we decide to make is worse than the usual bad day More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Iran: Christians Eskandar Rezaei, Soroush Saraei jailed for helping students get exemption from Islamic studies

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei who were each sentenced in December to eight years of prison for aiding students seeking exemption from Islamic studies classes. Both More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Mariam Ibrahim attachsk Saeed Abedini’s tirade, ‘this is not what the Bible taught us’

The Christian community prayed and rallied for the release of jailed pastor Saeed Abedini, but since his release he has divided believers with his actions. Most recently, Abedini faces harsh words from Mariam More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Pakistan: Evangelist Babu Shahbaz charged for allegedly committing blasphemy

Babu Shahbaz, a Christian form Kamahan village, Lahore has been arrested by police after allegedly committing blasphemy. On December 30, 2016 Nishtar Colony Police Station, Lahore registered FIR No. 1906/16, offence More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Five Pakistani Christians cleared of blasphemy charges

On Monday, an anti-terrorist court acquitted five Christians of blasphemy charges, while two were jailed for six months under the blasphemy law and anti-terrorist act. The case was registered on August 16 last More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

CLAAS speaks out against ‘shameful treatment’ of Pakistani Christian leaders

CLAAS has expressed its grave concerns over the growing misbehaviour towards and shameful treatment of the Pakistani Christian religious leadership. On Sunday 12 June Muslim head constable Amir Abdullah hurried More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Iran claims GOP wanted Pastor Abedini, prisoner release delayed until after election

Pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran for working with an effort to build an orphanage, but after years in jail, the American pastor was finally released. Now a top Iranian official claims that Republican More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Neghmeh Abedini calls for a three-week fast, draw closer to the Lord

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife called for a three-week fast to draw closer to the presence of the Lord as the Christian pastor remains jailed in an Iranian prison. Naghmeh Abedini was inspired to draw closer More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Pastor Farshid Fatih among the Christians released from Iranian prison

Pastor Farshid Fatih was released from prison in Iran last week after his arrest almost five years ago. According to International Christian Concern, Fatih and 60 other Christians had been arrested during a raid More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Naghmeh Abedini petitions Iranian President Rouhani for Pastor Saeed’s release

The wife and children of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini petition the President of Iran for his release. Naghmeh Abedini writes that “Saeed is not a threat to Iran or the stability of its government” More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Pastor Saeed Abedini suffers in Iranian prison as Obama pats himself on the back

The press conferences and talking heads are still analyzing the Iranian nuke deal, yet American Pastor Saeed Abedini is left suffering in prison with several other Americans. Betrayed by the President’s promises More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 15th, 2015

US Senate passes resolution for White House to pressure release of Pastor Saeed Abedini

The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging the Obama administration to do more to free an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, as well as all Americans incarcerated in the country. The resolution More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Pastor Saeed Abedini prays for America on his birthday while in Iranian prison

Imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini will mark his 35th birthday on the same day as the National Day of Prayer and reports detail how the pastor received a visit from a family member, is praying for America. 2015 will More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 27th, 2015

China: Christian persecution risest to the highest level in a decade

Persecution of Christians in China reached its highest level in more than a decade last year as the government cracked down on church growth, according to a new U.S.-based advocacy group report. China Aid Association More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Read Pastor Saeed Abedini’s letter to his son Jacob

Saeed Abedini’s son Jacob will turn seven next week and the imprisoned pastor now knows that he will not be home for his birthday. Saeed has not seen his son since he was four years old. He wrote Jacob the following More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Saeed Abedini shares disturbing story of 6 executed in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini, the American Christian pastor jailed for over two years in Iran, shared the shocking beating and execution of six fellow prisoners during a rare visit from a family member. Saeed’s wife, More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Naghmeh Abedini on Iran: ‘Silence in the face of evil’

Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of an American pastor, Saeed Abedini,  imprisoned in Iran, spoke at CPAC this weekend, urging America to do more to free her husband. “My question is, as I’m proud to see my husband More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Jailed Pastor Saeed Abedini reports more pain, writes letter to President Obama

American pastor Saeed Abedini has said that he is feeling increased abdominal pain, a result of severe beatings at the hands of Iranian prison guards and other inmates. The American Center for Law and Justice More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Naghmeh Abedini’s letter to President Obama: ‘imagine the pain’

President Obama is set to head out west, passing through Idaho and Naghmeh Abedini is reaching out to get the most powerful man on the planet to meet with about getting her husband free from an Iranian prison. From More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Iran: Christian pastors Abdolreza Ali-Haghnejad and Reza Rabbani released after court ruling

An appeals court in Iran has thrown out the convictions of three pastors accused of committing crimes against national security, according to the Christian News Network. Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons The More...

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