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Youcef NadarkhaniYoucef Nadarkhani

A new chapter in the case of Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani may get your blood boiling.

Nadarkhani was arrested on apostasy charges in 2009 after he protested a government decision that would end up requiring his son to read the Koran in school. Since then, his lengthy court saga has included threats of the death penalty if he refuses to accept Islam.

Most recently, according to Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports, Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, head of the judiciary, has ordered the judge presiding over Nadarkhani’s case to delay his written verdict for one year. The judge was specifically ordered to keep Nadarkhani in prison, using whatever means necessary to force him to recant his Christian faith and convert to Islam, says VOM.

The case has been put on hold several times. What’s most disturbing this time around is the reasoning behind it.

Christians worldwide…

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Posted on December 23, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thank you, this story has reallt tugged on my heart strings. I pray that he makes it through this battle.

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