Release imprisoned pastor, congressional hearing urges Iran

Washington D.C., Dec 27, 2013 / 09:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A congressional hearing about Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran, produced more calls for his speedy release and warnings that his situation reflects Iran’s continued poor human rights record. “The plight of Pastor Saeed’s imprisonment is not isolated, but is symptomatic of the Iranian regime’s hostility to religious minorities,” warned Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), chair of the … [Read more...]