Skip to comments.An American Pastor on Trial in Iran: Where’s the Obama Administration?
Posted on 01/22/2013 12:44:59 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota
Back in December, I posted about an American pastor, Saeed Abedini, imprisoned and abused in Iran. The Revolutionary Guard seized him and held him in one of Irans most notorious prisons, accusing him of unspecified national security crimes. Before becoming an American citizen, Pastor Saeed converted from Islam to Christianity and had participated in Tehrans very small house-church movement. Ordered to stop his work with the hous- church movement, he moved to Idaho but continued humanitarian work in Iran most recently by raising money to build an orphanage.
Last September, Iranian authorities raided his family home, ransacked it, and confiscated all religious materials. They carted Pastor Saeed off to jail, beat him there, held him for months without charges, denied his bail, and confiscated every dollar hed raised to build the orphanage. A few weeks ago, Iran finally defined the charges against him claiming his work in the house churches more than a decade ago undermined Irans national security. Pastor Saeeds show trial began yesterday.
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Cheering on the sidelines and preparing the rope?
How sad that this man’s humanitarian efforts are seen as a security threat by Iran while his need for diplomatic intervention is ignored by the Obama administration. May the Lord God protect and defend him.
"Don't worry, Pastor Abedini, the government will pay to have your head shipped back to the United States for burial."
Agreed. The Obamas are literally celebrating their own opportunity to retain power, and they are at best oblivious to the troubles on one Christian.
Zero is only interested in freeing blind muslim prisoners.
Sharpening the blade.
Islam lives by creating fear... then pretends it has solutions. Terror is its fear.