Believers in the West Urged to Inform Friendly Governments of Pastor’s Impending Death Sentence
By Michael Ireland
Chief Correspondent, ASSIST News Service
TEHRAN, IRAN (ANS) -- A Christian pastor in Iran who was sentenced to death for what is being called a "thought crime" has less than a week to live.
Pastor Youcef and 'Sister Tina' Nadarkhani (Courtesy Present Truth Ministries).
Advocates for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani told ASSIST News that while all of the other prisoners arrested in a wide-ranging crackdown by Iranian authorities have been released, Nadarkhani still faces the death penalty on October 24.
Present Truth Ministries (www.presenttruthmn.com ) says all detained recently by the Iranian Government, except for Youcef and one other pastor who is awaiting one more judge to pass the death sentence, are now free from prison.
The ministry says Youcef only has o
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