Three other Iranian pastors also remain in prison during December crackdown on house churches.
January 7, 2013
(UPDATED) Iranian Pastor Nadarkhani Returned to—Then Released From—Prison. Morning Star News reports that Nadarkhani will be released on Feb. 8.
State Department renews call for release of pastor sentenced to death.
July 11, 2012
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(UPDATED) Today, Iranian-born U.S. pastor faces one of Iran's most severe revolutionary court judges.
January 21, 2013
Right on the heels of the final release of Youcef Nadarkhani, a Church of Iran pastor who was imprisoned for three years, another Iranian-born pastor could face the death penalty for
Pastor convicted on lesser charge of Muslim evangelism and released for time served.
September 10, 2012
Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Escapes Apostasy Death Sentence. Pastor convicted on lesser charge of Muslim evangelism and released for time served.
International campaign urging his release joined by more than 80 members of Congress.
February 26, 2013
This advocacy effort appears to be gaining even more momentum than the movement to release Church of Iran pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (which CT covered regularly), especially now
September 8, 2012
Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Freed: A Victory for Religious Liberty, but More is Needed. Nadarkhani was arrested and imprisoned in October 2009 and sentenced to death in 2010.
Youcef Nadarkhani's beliefs raises strategic questions.
May 17, 2012
Youcef Nadarkhani's beliefs raises strategic questions. Moeller and other religious-freedom leaders are split on whether Nadarkhani is an orthodox or heretical Christian.
Reports differ on Nadarkhani’s status and next steps.
October 6, 2011
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Lawyers await written confirmation that court issued execution order.
February 24, 2012
Rumors of Imminent Execution of Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani Unconfirmed. The Supreme Court in essence ruled that Nadarkhani could be executed if he did not recant.
Courts avoid decision in apostasy case, may hear further appeal. (Updated)
October 12, 2011
The convoluted apostasy case against Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor facing execution for his conversion to Christianity, has been referred to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei for
Rounding up how efforts to free American pastor from Iranian prison are getting more numerous—and more interesting.
October 24, 2013
to the United States, also recited the names of four Evin prisoners of faith, including Iranian-American Saeed Abedini, as well as the human rights lawyer who freed Youcef Nadarkhani.
(UPDATED) Why Suzan Johnson Cook stepped down, and why it produces 'sense of hope' among advocates at a second chance.
October 18, 2013
"We were successful last year in helping Pastor Nadarkhani, one of the Christian pastors who was in Iran, with multilateral input, be able to be freed.
September 28, 2011
[ posted 9/28/2011 04:21PM ]. (Update: The White House has condemned Nadarkhani's conviction. Nadarkhani is the first person to be found guilty of apostasy in Iran since 1990.
Support comes as wife testifies before United Nation's Human Rights Council.
June 4, 2013
CT has reported how Abedini was the latest Christian convert to face Iran's death penalty (replacing the high-profile plight of Yousef Nadarkhani), and has claimed torture for his faith
(UPDATED) Iranian pastor “silent” after release from jail, even as eight Iranian Christians sentenced for supposedly threatening the state.
June 13, 2013
has previously reported on other pastors in Iran, including the continued imprisonment of Abedini and the high-profile captivity and release of Church of Iran pastor Youcef Nadarkhani.
(Updated) Wife of imprisoned Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini testifies before human rights commission.
March 19, 2013
release. Saeed Abedini's plight bears echoes of Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor who faced the death penalty after being accused of apostasy.
May 2, 2013
the #Gosnell campaign, and I had a similar experience with the #TweetforYoucef campaign, which brought attention to the plight of imprisoned Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (I also
Important developments in the church and the world.
October 11, 2012
In Iran, pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, jailed in 2009 and sentenced to death in 2010, was released from prison for time served after being acquitted of apostasy.
In 'godless' eastern Germany, Iranian refugees surprise pastors with their interest in Christianity.
July 17, 2012
Under Islamic law, apostasy is a capital crime, a fact brought home to the German public by press reports about Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, an ex-Muslim, who was sentenced to
May 9, 2012
Mohammad Ali Dadkhah has been representing Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who has been sentenced to death for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity.