Friday, March 16, 2012

Youcef Nadarkhani 'Offended Islam' by Preaching Christianity

Member of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Denies Pastor's Execution Order
An Iranian envoy has denied an execution order was issued for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, but revealed a list of charges against the evangelical Christian that allegedly make him guilty of "offending Islam."

The envoy's denial was prompted by human rights investigator Ahmed Shaheed, who on Monday openly condemned Iran's imprisonment of Nadarkhani in a 36-page report, presented to several U.N. representatives at the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Keep reading

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