Execution of Iranian Pastor Delayed

Execution of Iranian Pastor Delayed

There are 5 comments on the www.worthynews.com story from Nov 2, 2010, titled Execution of Iranian Pastor Delayed. In it, www.worthynews.com reports that:

The execution of an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy from Islam has been delayed.

The Rev. Youcef Nadarkhani, who led the largest church network in Rasht, Iran, was arrested Oct. 13 after objecting to Christian school students, including his own, being forced by the state to read the Qu'ran. After a recent trial in the Gilan Province's Assize Court, Nadarkhani was originally sentenced to be executed on Oct. 24 ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Nov 2, 2010
from worthynews:

"... a formal verdict was not delivered by the court and security officials have informed the courts to temporarily delay the pastor's execution until further notice, according to Jason DeMars of 'Present Truth Ministries'.

"'He is currently under a sentence of death,' said DeMars,'but they are delaying the delivery of the verdict in order to put more pressure on him to turn away from Christ. Once the written verdict is delivered, there will be 20 days to appeal to the Supreme Court.'

"Nadarkhani is thought to be held in the security prison in Lakan, Iran, where he has been pressured to recant his Christianity and return to Islam ..."

No compulsion in relgion as practiced by islam in iran?

“The Defiant Dhimmi”

Since: Apr 08

Scholar of the Obvious

#2 Nov 2, 2010
No compulsion in religion only means non-Muslims can choose to pay money instead of becoming Muslims. That is the limit of it.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#3 Nov 3, 2010
Wilberhum wrote:
No compulsion in religion only means non-Muslims can choose to pay money instead of becoming Muslims ...
Dhimmihood!
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#4 Nov 4, 2010
Thanks for the unworthy Christian news from the CMC (Church Media Circus), Joe.

Hope he does not have to go back to reside with his Lord and I also hope he is not scared of going back and residing with his Lord.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#5 Nov 4, 2010
bmz wrote:
Thanks ...
Anytime.

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