WASHINGTON — More than 3,000 people used social media on Nov. 21 to call for the release of a pastor imprisoned in Iran, as part of a new campaign to support the pastor, a U.S. citizen and convert to Christianity.
“This represents a tremendous outpouring of concern for Pastor Saeed,” said Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), in a statement.
“It is clear that the power of social media is significant and that thousands of people want to send a message directly to the leadership in Iran: Free Pastor Saeed — he is no threat to the security of Iran.”
Pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran since September 2012. Charged with threatening...READ MORE