The European Parliament on Thursday passed a resolution that called for the exoneration and release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran simply because of his Christian faith.
For over a year now, American pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran. His only crime? His Christian faith. Now with new changes in the Iranian government, a growing outcry in the United States and President Obama's attention, awareness of Pastor Abedini's plight is increasing. ChristianHeadlines.com speaks with Jordan Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice about the most recent events in Pastor Abendini's case and what you can do to speak out.
The Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, director of the Christian Defense Coalition in Washington, D.C., will leave for Turkey on Sunday in an attempt to secure the release of persecuted American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is serving an eight-year prison sentence in Iran because of his Christian beliefs.