Youcef Nadarkhani: 1,000 Days (and Counting) in Iranian Prison. Nadarkhani was arrested and imprisoned in October 2009 and sentenced to death in 2010.
Youcef Nadarkhani's beliefs raises strategic questions. Moeller and other religious-freedom leaders are split on whether Nadarkhani is an orthodox or heretical Christian.
Home > 2011 > October (Web-only). News. From Death Sentence to Rape Charges, Iranian Pastor's Case Is Rare—and Disputed. Reports differ on Nadarkhani's status and next steps.
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
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.
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
A lower court had sentenced 33-year-old Youcef Nadarkhani to death for apostasy, but the Supreme Court partially retracted that sentence. Instead, it
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What about when Christians in other countries are being persecuted? Is there a point where the US government might approach a case like pastor Youcef Nadarkhani's?
usually tweets inspirational messages to his roughly 365,000 followers, but like many religious leaders, he called for Christians to stand for the release of Youcef Nadarkhani in Iran.
200 Iranian Christians have been arrested since September, when an appeals court upheld the death sentence of evangelical pastor and Muslim convert Youcef Nadarkhani, the first
Christianity Today Gleanings: Critics: State Department Is 'AWOL' on Abedini, Iran Religious Freedom
release. Saeed Abedini's plight bears echoes of Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor who faced the death penalty after being accused of apostasy.
Christianity Today Gleanings: Rumors of Imminent Execution of Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani Unconfirmed
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.
Christianity Today Gleanings: (UPDATED) Iranian Pastor Nadarkhani Returned to—Then Released From— Prison
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.
September 10, 2012. Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Escapes Apostasy Death Sentence. Pastor convicted on lesser charge of Muslim evangelism and released for time served.
Christianity Today Gleanings: From Iranian Prison, US Pastor Saeed Abedini Claims Torture But Defends Faith
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
Christianity Today Gleanings: Updated: Iranian Pastor Refuses to Recant in Face of Pending Execution
Tweet. (Update: The White House has condemned Nadarkhani's conviction. Full text at bottom.). Nadarkhani is the first person to be found guilty of apostasy in Iran since 1990.
Christianity Today Gleanings: Next Convert Pastor To Face Iran's Death Penalty May Be American Saeed Abedini
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