(RNS) Naghmeh Abedini filed domestic legal papers to ensure her children stay in Boise, where she is living.
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Abedini told Fox News that while in Tehran’s Evin prison he was beaten by interrogators, was left with an al-Qaida prisoner who tried to kill him and watched people screaming and crying while taken to be hanged.
(RNS) Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini arrived in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday afternoon and was greeted by his parents, his sister, and the Rev. Franklin Graham.
They remain mindful of Iran’s history of being a troublemaker in the region and concerned that a Jewish-American prisoner was not released.
(RNS) His cause had been vocally championed by U.S. Christians, but recent revelations by Abedini’s wife that he had abused her for years may complicate his homecoming.
(RNS) Naghmeh Abedini’s accusations raise the question: Why do evangelical women wait so long before reporting spousal abuse?
Iranian-American Saeed Abedini was sentenced by an Iranian court in 2013 to eight years in prison for allegedly compromising Iran’s national security by setting up home-based Christian churches there.
BALTIMORE (RNS) “God, we ask for a favorable, favorable ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States for the cause of religious liberty,” prayed the Rev. Ronnie Floyd, incoming president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
(RNS) Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address to the issue, naming people imprisoned for their beliefs and calling out specific nations.