Yousef Nadarkhani Arrested on Christmas Day

Advertisement    Partners    Contacts

Christian Forum
Christian Resources, Websites, E-cards, Prayer, Video >>
Christian News Search

  News by Topics

2018 Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Tour partner: Travel Directions

  Who is reading news now

  Christian News Ticker


Photo via
Yousef Nadarkhani Arrested on Christmas Day

Yousef Nadarkhani was called to Lakan prison on Christmas day and is expected to remain there for the New Year. The reports say he was summoned to prison to serve 45 days remaining from an earlier three year sentence, reports Iranian Christian news agency, Mohabat News.

According to Mohabat News, Human Rights activists in Iran reported that on December 25, 2012, Yousef Nadarkhani reported to Lakan prison in Rasht to serve the rest of his sentence issued in 2006 by the Revolutionary Court, while his case was still open.

Mr. Nadarkhani had been found guilty of actions against national security in 2006 and was sentenced to three years in prison. Considering the time he has already spent in detention for other charges for which he was acquitted, he must still serve another 45 days in prison.

Thus, after receiving a summons from the Office of Enforcement, he reported to Lakan prison, where he was arrested and admitted to the prison.

Prior to this, some media reported that Yousef Nadarkhani had been arrested and transferred to Lakan prison on December 22, 2012 following an attack by agents of the Ministry of Intelligence.

It needs to be pointed out though, that Yousef Nadarkhani had been sentenced to death for apostasy, after being held in prison for a long period of time. However, his sentence was annulled on December 8, 2012, as a result of international pressure and an outcry by Human Rights activists and western powers, including the U.S.A. and Europe.

Yousef Nadarkhani, who belongs to a non-Trinitarian denomination known as the "Church of Iran", was arrested in October 2009, for leaving Islam and spreading his faith among Muslims.

Also, Behnam Irani, another member of the non-Trinitarian group, is still being held in the Central Prison of Karaj.

Human Rights activists in Iran have pleaded with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and other international organizations to get involved in Nadarkhani's case and make every effort to secure his release and put an end to pressures on religious minorities in Iran.

Do you need a prayer?

Your name and country (optional)

* All your prayer requests are sent anonymously to Manmin church willing to pray for your needs
New iPad POLL!

VOTE NOW! Will you buy new iPad?

TAGS: Yousef Nadarkhani Lakan prison Christmas day arrest

[12/26/2012] Print Version

© Reprint is allowed unless source hyperlink is not deleted
[ christian news ]     [ HTML link ]     [ back ]

Wittenberg 2017 Congress & The Launch of The Finish 2030

Hurricane Irma died out by the prayer of a Korean pastor Dr. Jaerock Lee



  Internet-conference    [ all ]
Brother Yun
Leader of house church in China
Serge Velbovets
Owner of the Christian Telegraph
Ad is provided by Google automatically


       AUDIO & VIDEO  

       HOT ISSUE  

Dr. Gilbert Yoonseok Chae, a Korean surgeon, President of WCDN

Copyright © 1999-2018 CHRISTIAN TELEGRAPH. We are not responsible for the content on other sites we refer (if you want to research just visit those sites).
The use in whole or in part of this site content must clearly state as having come from "Christian Telegraph" with hyperlink, not Telegraph nor Christian News etc.

eXTReMe Tracker
The Baptist Top 1000
Social Network
CFS Top Christian Sites Fundamental Christian Topsites LIVE GOD NETWORK