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Iran: torture claims

Reports emerged from Iran that an imprisoned Christian pastor is being tortured in jail, and could face more charges as Christians prayed on 26 September, marking the third anniversary of the imprisonment of Saeed Abedini.

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Saeed & Naghmeh| photo: GospelHerald

The US-Iranian pastor is serving an eight-year sentence for his involvement in Iran’s house church movement. Pastor Saeed, who comes from a Muslim background, is credited with establishing scores of house churches in cities across Iran.