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Iranian Pastor's Punishment by Islamic Republic for 'Christian Activities' Draws International Outcry

10-07-2020
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Youcef and Tina Pasandide Nadarkhani, Iranian Pastors

The plight of an Iranian pastor being held in one of the world's worst prisons continues to garner international attention.

Youcef Nadarkhani, 43, is serving a six-year sentence in Evin prison in Tehran for "propagating house churches", accused of "promoting Zionist Christianity".

Iranian authorities have accused Nadarkhani of allegedly endangering the country's national security with his Christian activities.

CBN News Senior International Correspondent George Thomas discussed Nadarkhani's case with Nadine Maenza, vice chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.

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