Health deteriorates for American pastor in Iran prison - law centre

An Iranian court in January sentenced Saeed Abedini, 33, a naturalized U.S. citizen, to eight years in prison for undermining national security by working to establish home-based Christian churches in Iran from 2000 to 2005.
The Washington-based American Center for Law and Justice, which has petitioned Congress and President Barack Obama to seek Abedini's release, said on Tuesday that the pastor's father was allowed to visit him on Monday for the second time since he was moved a month ago to a prison that houses violent offenders.
"It's a worsening situation," said Gene Kapp,... read more

 
4 December 2013 in World News, Views: 22
Source: Reuters
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