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Youcef Nadarkhani, Imprisoned Pastor, Won't Be Executed, Iran Claims

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An official from Iran has refuted claims of plans to execute imprisoned pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who has been imprisoned for almost three years on accusations of apostasy, a crime where one disaffiliates themselves from a religion. The refutation came

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Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:50 am
The Iranian Envoy states, ....“Hundreds of people are changing from other religions to Islam. Why we should be so sensitive about a few people to change their religion from Islam?....” Were that true, then Iranian Muslims who convert to other religions wouldn't be prohibited from serving in political office (when, say, a Christian who converts to Islam is allowed to serve in politics.) (According to Iranian reports I've read on the lengthy list of reasons why a candidate will be disqualified from standing for election.)

I hope the Pastor is freed soon.

Alexa R (319)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 10:17 am
I too pray this pastor gets released soon ..!

monica r (41)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 10:33 am
I don't trust them. I hope and pray it's true.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 2:48 pm
Yah, right.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 2:49 pm
I have a picture of Pastor Youcef and his family out, so that I remember to keep them in my thoughts and prayers.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:59 pm
Well if this is true - this is the best news for us today.

Jay S (116)
Monday April 2, 2012, 11:50 pm
Maybe these despots are sensitive to international criticism after all. But don't hold your breath.

pam w (139)
Wednesday April 4, 2012, 3:00 pm
We'll see, won't we?
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