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By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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President Obama speaks on National Day of Prayer, remember ‘prisoners’

President Obama discussed religious freedom Thursday, saying prayer is a powerful tool and calling on citizens to remember those around the world who have been abused and detained because of their religious convictions More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini offers an Easter message from the Iranian hospital

Pastor Saeed Abedini is an American pastor still jailed in Iran and is currently in an Iranian hospital healing from the beatings and abuse he endured in the country’s jails. Saeed sent an encouraging and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini refused medical treatment again as he is shackled in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been shackled by the guards at an Iranian hospital and told he must return to prison without receiving vital treatment, according to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Pastor More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Tennessee kids pastor Charles Pittman charged with murdering fiancé Olivia Greenlee, made it look like suicide

A Tennessee college student and children’s minister has been arrested and charged with murdering his fiancé just months ahead of their wedding. Olivia Greenlee and Charles Pittman Facebook photo Investigators More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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China releases three Christians prisoners as Pastor Zhang Shaojie heads to court

China’s persecution of Christians continues, but Pastor Zhang Shaojie will finally move one step closer to determining his fate as The Voice of the Martyrs USA report that Pastor Zhang is scheduled for More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini’s release from Iranian Prison may reside in ‘clemency measures’ says official

US Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini remains jailed in an Iranian prison, recently separated from inmates jailed for murder and violent crimes, but a release may be in Iran’s “clemency measures,” says an Iranian More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini moved our of ‘murderer row’ and back with political prisoners in Iran jail

American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for more than a year because of his Christian faith, has been moved from the murderer ward to the political prisoner ward in Rajai Shahr More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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AG Pastor David Alijani released from Iranian prison

A pastor at the Assemblies of God Church of Ahwaz, imprisoned for his faith in Iran has been released. According to a story by Mohabat News, David Alijani (also known as Davoud), was released from Karoon Prison More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Former LA Sheriff and Christian street evangelist Tony Miano arrested in Scotland discussing adultery, promiscuity and homosexuality as sin

A Christian street evangelist has been reportedly arrested for breaching the peace with “homophobic” aggravation after a woman complained about how he had about sin. Tony Miano being detained last year in London Tony More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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China jailing Christians, pastor’s daughter, calling it an ‘evil cult to obstruct the law”

The Chinese have ramped up persecution against the Christian church over the last several days. Zhang Shanshan, daughter of jailed Pastor Zhang Shaojie, who has been detained since Nov. 16, is now missing and presumed More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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Christian Pastor Farhad Sabok-Rouh suddenly freed from Iranian prison, no word on 3 others

Pastor Farhad Sabok-Rouh was freed from the Karoon Prison in Iran earlier this month, says Farsi Christian News Network (FCNN) in a new article. Pastor Farhad Sabokrouh (right) was released on Dec. 4, 2013 along More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini testifies before Congress, ‘bring Saeed home’ and her kids ‘want Daddy home’

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, testified before Congress Thursday calling for Congress to make the release of Saeed a priority. Saeed has been detained and jailed for over a year, beaten and tortured, and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Donald Trump meets with Naghmeh Abedini, criticizes Obama administration for Saeed Abedini deal not being done

The real estate mogul Donald Trump met with the wife of the American pastor jailed in Iran on Tuesday and then attacked the Obama administration for not working out a deal to have Saeed Abedini freed. Pastor Saeed More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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Iranian nuke deal omits effort to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from prison

Sadly the Iranian nuclear program deal moved forward without an obvious pre-condition: the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in the Muslim country over his religious beliefs. “The Obama More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini interview gives update on Pastor Saeed Abedini, the dangers of the new prison and help from Pope Francis

EXCLUSIVE: Naghmeh Abedini is battling to see the release of her husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in Iran for his religious beliefs for over one year. During previous interviews with The Global More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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European Parliament joins International pressure to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian jail

The European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ) reported the encouraging move to increase pressure on Iran to release American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is jailed in a prison due to his religious beliefs. The European More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Mostafa Bordbar, Iranian Christian released from jail following appeal, Abdolfattah Soltani now missing

An Iranian Christian has been released from prison after winning an appeal hearing for a 10-year prison sentenced issue back in July. Mostafa Bordbar has been released after three months in Evin Prison on charges More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Ted Cruz calls on Obama administration to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is urging President Obama to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. This is an increasingly sensitive situation because Abedini was recently moved to a prison More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Pastor Saeed Abedini transferred to a more dangerous prison in Iran

According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his faith, is facing life-threatening conditions after a recent prison transfer. Saeed’s family More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Christians jailed in Iran beaten for drinking wine during communion

A court in Iran has sentenced four Christian men to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion ceremony, a Christian advocacy group and international news sites report. The sentencing coincides with a government More...



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