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Saeed Abedini

US accused of Iran cover-up

June 7, 2016 |
Saeed Abedini after his release earlier this year

Saeed Abedini after his release earlier this year

The law firm that successfully lobbied for the release of Christian pastor Saeed Abedini from Iran says the US administration ignored hostages in Iran while negotiating a nuclear deal with the country.

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FREE AT LAST!

February 1, 2016 |

Pastor Saeed’s Iran jail hell over

But 90 other Christians are still jailed for their faith in Iran

By Andrew Boyd

Iranian / American pastor Saeed Abedini has been set free after more than three years in jail in Iran. He was denied medical treatment because, as a Christian, he was considered ‘unclean’. Read More

SAEED: TASER’D IN JAIL WHILE ROUHANI HINTS AT PRISONER SWAP

October 7, 2015 |

SHACKLED PASTOR SAEED ABEDINI WAS TASER’D BY INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS WHEN THEY INTERROGATED HIM OVER NEW BOGUS CHARGES.

Yet a few days later at the UN in New York, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hinted at a ‘prisoner swap’ for Saeed and other Christians imprisoned in his jails. Read More

Saeed abandoned while Obama rejoices

August 24, 2015 |

YOU WOULD THINK that the opinion of one million people would matter to a USA President – but it seems not in the case of Barack Obama.

While the President reportedly enjoyed a rare ‘father-daughter’ time with his daughters Malia and Sasha, all smiles following the Iranian nuclear deal – thousands of miles away American Pastor Saeed Abedini sat in his jail cell in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj, oceans away from his own children, waiting for the next violent blow. Read More

Iran hangings shock jailed Pastor

March 30, 2015 |

SEEING SIX PRISONERS BEATEN and then taken away to be hanged has shocked American Pastor Saeed Abedini, still imprisoned in Iran’s notorious Rajai Shahr prison in Tehran. Read More

Iran: “It’s a miracle!” Jailed Pastor Saeed’s wife meets President Obama

February 3, 2015 |

“Mr President, can you get my dad home by my birthday?”
“Jacob, it’ll be hard but I’m going to try.”

Naghmeh Saeed has campaigned constantly for her husband’s release from an Iranian jail. Photo: Breaking Christian News

Naghmeh Saeed has campaigned constantly for her husband’s release from an Iranian jail. Photo: Breaking Christian News

This was the conversation between the son of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini and President Obama in January, after his mother Naghmeh fasted and prayed for the chance to meet the president when he paid a whirlwind visit to her town in Idaho. Read More

Pastor Saeed’s mum flees death threats

November 27, 2014 |

Pastor Saeed before his imprisonment

THE MOTHER OF JAILED PASTOR Saeed Abedini is believed to have escaped to America after receiving daily death threats in Iran – where her son is being held and tortured in prison for his faith. Read More

GLOBAL PRAYERS FOR TORTURED IRANIAN PASTOR

October 3, 2014 |

PRAYER MEETINGS were held around the world to mark the two year anniversary of Pastor Saeed Abedini’s time in prison in Iran for being a Christian. Read More

PASTOR SAEED CASE RAISED AT UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

April 14, 2014 |

THE UNITED STATES and Germany have raised American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s case by name at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. It follows an incident in which Saeed was shackled and returned to his cell without the crucial medical attention he needs for internal bleeding from prison beatings. Read More