Vigils and other gatherings continue across the country, most particularly by the White House where awareness of the plight of pastor Saeed Abedini and his family. As his Iranian jailing continues into its second year, there are still those in the Iranian government who claim they do not know who he is. There are Christians around the world who do not know what has happened.
Every moment in jail puts his life at risk. This isn’t a standard imprisonment; as a Christian in an Iranian jail, he is trapped with enemies from every angle. It isn’t just the other inmates. His jailors are his enemies as well.
We must continue to pray and do what we can to help Saeed get out of jail. Here’s an article that updates his situation and highlights actions being taken by those concerned.
Human rights advocates gathered in front of the White House last week to pray and raise awareness for Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen who has been held in an Iranian prison for the past year, reports Catholic News Agency.
Jordan Sekulow, director of policy and international operations for the American Center for Law and Justice, told CNA that the vigil’s first goal is to “keep Saeed alive.”
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