CNN: Iran must stop persecuting minority religions

Roxana Saberi of CNN writes: “According to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Iran’s judiciary has ordered the verdict to be delayed, possibly for one year. But Nadarkhani’s supporters hope sustained worldwide pressure will lead to his just and immediate release.

As international criticism has mounted, an Iranian official has alleged that Nadarkhani is being prosecuted not for his faith but for crimes including rape and extortion. Nadarkhani’s attorney, however, says the only charge the pastor has faced is apostasy, and court documents support this assertion.”

Our efforts are making a difference and we must keep the pressure on to ensure Pastor Nadarkhani’s speedy release. Join us and help!

[Read More: CNN]

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