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Iranian Pastor Sentenced To Death For Apostasy Reportedly Released


The American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative Christian group founded by Pat Robertson, has been keping careful tabs on the pastor’s situation, and broke the news of his release Saturday morning on its website.

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Source/Credit: The Huffington Post
By Meredith Bennett-Smith | September 8, 2011

Supporters of imprisoned Iranian Christian Youcef Nadarkhani began celebrating Saturday as news reports surfaced that the pastor had been released by Iranian officials, mere months after it appeared a final execution order had been handed down.

Nadarkhani, 34 and a native Iranian, was found guilty in 2010 of apostasy and sentenced to death for refusing to recant Christianity. He has spent the last three years in jail awaiting his fate.

The American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative Christian group founded by Pat Robertson, has been keping careful tabs on the pastor’s situation, and broke the news of his release Saturday morning on its website.

According to the ACLJ, the pastor was freed following a nearly six-hour court appearance. The Washington-based group cited sources “close to the case” as saying officials ultimately lowered his charges from apostasy to evangelizing Muslims, which carried a three-year term. Nadarkhani, who has a wife, Tina and two young sons, was therefore released with time served.

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