US help for jailed Iran pastor ‘woefully’ inept, congressmen charge

Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2013 / 12:04 am (CNA).- Five members of Congress say the U.S. State Department is not doing enough to help Pastor Saeed Abedini, an imprisoned U.S. citizen being held in an Iranian prison because of his Christian beliefs. “To date, the State Department’s posture on this case has been woefully inadequate, especially given that the life of an American citizen hangs in the balance,” their March 20 letter said. “Both the European Union and the … [Read more...]