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Pastor arrested again after serving nearly three years in prison is freed

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

According to people close to the pastor and his family, on January 7, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the Christian convert who was re-arrested on Christmas day after serving nearly three years in prison, was freed. Nadarkhani was initially released in November. He had been charged with apostasy and sentenced to death before a higher court commuted the sentence.

 
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  • Published: 19 days ago on Tuesday, 8 January 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: January 8, 2013 @ 3:12 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://www.hra-news.org/1389-01-27-05-27-21/14619-1.html

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