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Christian Convert Arrested, Faces Death (told: nobody outside Iran will ever know or care about you)
FaithFreedom.org ^ | 8/14/06 | Barbara G. Baker

Posted on 08/14/2006 4:21:02 PM PDT by The Blitherer

ISTANBUL, August 8 (Compass Direct News) -- Seven years after Issa Motamedi Mojdehi converted from Islam to Christianity, Iranian secret police have jailed him for abandoning Islam but officially charged him with illegal drug trafficking.

Authorities formally charged the 31-year-old Christian with drug trafficking when he was arrested two weeks ago. But Savama (secret police) officials have told Motamedi Mojdehi that his real offense, said to be recorded in his confidential legal file, is abandoning Islam. Unless he renounces his Christian faith and returns to Islam, officials told him, he will remain in jail and possibly face execution.

In a written police summons dated July 22, Motamedi Mojdehi was ordered to report within three days to the criminal section of the police station in Rasht, his home city in northwestern Iran. When he complied on July 24, he was put under arrest. A week later, he was transferred to Lakan Prison.

Security officials told Motamedi Mojdehi that no one outside Iran would ever know or care about him, informed sources told Compass.

An officer identified only as Mr. Baghani warned the arrested Christian that it might take “several executions” before Iranians understand the consequences of apostasy under Islamic law. In the Iranian judicial system, apostasy is listed along with murder and drug trafficking as a capital offense.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: apostacy; christianity; iran; islam; martyr; middleeast; religionofdeath; tolerance

1 posted on 08/14/2006 4:21:04 PM PDT by The Blitherer
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To: The Blitherer

Meanwhile, Ahmadamnutjob had the stugots to point a finger at America because 1% of the population in in prison.

Whereas virtually 100% of the population of Iran is imprisoned in an Islamic thugocracy.


2 posted on 08/14/2006 4:41:36 PM PDT by Maceman (This is America. Why must we press "1" for English?)
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To: Maceman

"....warned the arrested Christian that it might take “several executions” before Iranians understand the consequences of apostasy under Islamic law..."

When will all Americans understand there is NO negotiation with Islam. All they understand is death.


3 posted on 08/14/2006 5:25:57 PM PDT by txzman (Jer 23:29)
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To: The Blitherer

bttt


4 posted on 08/14/2006 5:39:06 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("The entire remedy is with the people." - W. H. Harrison)
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To: The Blitherer

Prayers


5 posted on 08/14/2006 6:23:29 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: txzman

A few of us, I would say maybe 10% of the total population of the U.S. do.The rest will never understand, my friend.


6 posted on 08/14/2006 6:41:57 PM PDT by sport
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To: sport

Correct. Even as the knife is being drawn across their throat.


7 posted on 08/14/2006 6:45:18 PM PDT by PogySailor
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