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 Youcef Nadarkhani

First name is alternately spelled Yousef or Youcef in the media.

This is our archive of news items tagged Youcef Nadarkhani.

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Monday September 10, 2012
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Youcef Nadarkhani In today’s edition: the upcoming funeral of cult leader Sun Myung Moon, “one of the most preposterous egomaniacs of the post-war world.” Germany’s Federal Office of Criminal Investigation warms of impending attacks by Neo-Nazis. And Scientology front group Narconon does not want to release staff records.

Plus: ‘Death of God’ theologian Gabrial Vahanian dies. More…

Saturday February 25, 2012
IranReligious Persecution:
Yousef Nadarkhani Lawyers for an Iranian pastor awaiting a final decision on his death sentence have not received communication from authorities that their client will be executed, despite reports that his death is imminent.

Rumors of an imminent execution of Yousef Nadarkhani — who is a pastor in a movement considered to be theologically a cult of Christianity — were leaked this week after a source close to one of his lawyers contacted international media.

Friday December 16, 2011
IranReligious Persecution:
Youcef Nadarkhani Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has to serve at least one more year in prison before he may be executed for refusing to abandon his faith in Christ and return to Islam, an official assisting him has said.

Iran’s judiciary wants to use that time to “use whatever means necessary to cause him to convert to Islam”, explained Jason DeMars, director of advocacy group Present Truth Ministries.