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US condemns Iran over pastor facing death

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posted on Sep, 29 2011 @ 01:18 PM
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US condemns Iran over pastor facing death


us condemns iran over pastor facing death

"The United States condemns the conviction of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani. A decision to impose the death penalty would further demonstrate the Iranian authorities' utter disregard for religious freedom," White House spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement.
"Pastor Nadarkhani has done nothing more than maintain his devout faith, which is a universal right for all people.
"That the Iranian authorities would try to force him to renounce that faith violates the religious values they claim to defend, crosses all bounds of decency, and breaches Iran's own international obligations.
"We call
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posted on Sep, 29 2011 @ 01:18 PM
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I know this topic is on here already, but the US response aspec t I did not see.

What with the religious right in america this could be a Political opportunistic reason to get people behind an attack on Iran? Would be many upset by his dead.

If anything this whole thing proves the barbaric nature of these Islamic countries, what with Iran supposed to be the calm rational one...

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