Iran Pastor Irani Facing Death Penalty; Health Deteriorating


Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Behnam IraniTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Behnam Irani, who may face the death penalty for "apostasy", is facing serious health problems after two years imprisonment, a close friend has told BosNewsLife. "After two years in jail he suffers terrible complications, including intestinal problems and rheumatism," confirmed Firouz Khandjani, a council member of the 'Church of Iran' movement to which the pastor belongs.

BREAKING NEWS: Church Of Iran Denies Execution Pastor Nadarkhani (Update)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iranian-pastor-youcef-nadarkhaniTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)- The Church of Iran, one of the country's largest house church movements, strongly denies "false reports" that its Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been executed but says it is concerned for his safety.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Freed From Jail; Others Remain Detained (Update)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran on Monday, January 7, released Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was jailed on Christmas Day to serve the remainder of a sentence for evangelism among Muslims, his evangelical house church movement confirmed.

Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Thanks Supporters For Release From Prison


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faced the death penalty for "apostasy" but was recently released, has thanked those who had prayed and petitioned on his behalf during his imprisonment for nearly three years, BosNewsLife monitored Wednesday, November 28.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Jails Lawyer Of Freed Pastor Nadarkhani


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran has jailed the lawyer of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who was sentenced to death for "apostasy from Islam"  before being released unexpectedly last month, Christians and rights activists confirmed Tuesday, October 2.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Released; At Home


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


TEHRAN/RASHT (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was sentenced to death and became a symbol of what his church called "suffering Christians" in this heavily Islamic nation, could embrace his wife and children Saturday, September 8, after he was unexpectedly released from prison, BosNewsLife learned.