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Pastor Saeed Abedini Gives First TV Interview Since Release From Iranian Prison

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

American-Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini appeared on Greta van Susteren’s “On The Record” last night to discuss his three-year ordeal in an Iranian prison. Abedini was arrested on trumped up charges and languished in jail. He faced six years in prison.

U.S. Pastor Abedini Receiving Medical Treatment After Release From Iran

Jan 18th, 2016 | By

Iranian-born American Pastor Saeed Abedini was expected to receive medical attention in Germany on Sunday, January 17, after he was released by Iran following more than three years of imprisonment in what his wife said were harsh circumstances.

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Pastor Beaten In Iran Prison Amid Death Threats

Jun 18th, 2015 | By

Iranian-born American pastor Saeed Abedini is recovering of injuries after he was “viciously beaten” in prison where he is serving an eight year sentenced on charges linked to evangelism and planting churches in Iran, several sources said.

India Police Attack Christian Missionaries

Apr 7th, 2015 | By

Twenty Christian missionaries in India are recovering after they were attacked by police and local residents over evangelism activities, BosNewsLife learned. News of the February 26 violence in the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan has just emerged amid wider concerns over attacks against devoted Christians in India, a heavily Hindu nation.

Brunei Christians Fear Harsh Islamic Law

May 22nd, 2014 | By

Brunei’s devoted Christians face a potential crackdown after the sultan introduced harsh Islamic punishments, including flogging and stoning to death, but Western nations appear reluctant to intervene.

“I place my faith in and am grateful to Allah the Almighty to announce that [since] Thursday May 1, 2014, we will see the enforcement of Sharia law phase one, to be followed by the other phases,” said Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, leader of the country’s absolute monarchy government for nearly 47 years.

Sultan Of Brunei Warns Citizens Of Punishments For Criticizing Him Or Sharia

Feb 26th, 2014 | By

The dictator of Brunei, a tiny country bordering Malaysia, has just issued a warning to its citizens about criticizing him or his imposition of Islamic Sharia law on the country. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiam is one of the richest men in the world — $20 billion and counting. He rules over a country of only 400,000 citizens.