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From Barnabas Aid on December 9th:

Saeed’s sufferings intensify

…Meanwhile, Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini is suffering grievously in Rajai Shahr Prison, which is one of the deadliest in the world.

He told relatives who were able to visit him last week that he has been robbed at knifepoint several times, losing the few personal hygiene items he has been able to obtain. (more…)

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Anmol Gemethi

Anmol Gemethi, from Gospel for Asia/Barnabas Aid

If this had happened in the United States, it might be on Nancy Grace for months. But Anmol Gemethi was murdered in India.

Young Christian Boy Brutally Tortured and Murdered in India

7-Year-Old Boy Tortured, Killed for Being Christian

Every day Christians are being raped, tortured, and murdered in this world, yet here in the U.S., it’s rare to hear about these horrors on the evening news. Barnabas Aid and other sites track incidents of persecution and just featured this story, which was particularly sickening.

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One Year Today

Vigil for Saeed Abedini

Today is the one year anniversary of American Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Iran. People are gathering at their state capitols and churches to pray for his release.

Saeed’s wife has written this piece about what their family is going through:

One year of abuse. One year of absence. (more…)

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Vigil for Saeed Abedini

American Saeed Abedini’s eight year prison sentence in Iran will not be shortened. News outlets are reporting that the Tehran Court of Appeals has refused to back down.

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Spirit of '76When you join the Daughters of the American Revolution, you know you’re joining an organization that is deeply rooted in our nation’s heritage, including its religious heritage. For almost 125 years, the DAR has included the name of Jesus in its prayers and publications.

According to an email sent out today, the DAR is not condemning the use of Jesus’ name in publications and proceedings, it’s just removed some references to His name and other allegedly contentious bits of Christianity from print to be more inclusive. While this appears to have been done over a year ago, this is the first official communication I recall seeing on the subject. (more…)

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Stand with Israel

Because I believe in freedom

Because I believe in democratic republics

Because I believe in the rights of women and children

Because I don’t believe in supporting terrorism, madmen, hatred, bigotry, dictators, bullies, or anyone calling for an entire race of people to be wiped from the face of the earth (more…)

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