Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Obama Administration Leaves Christian Pastor Behind in Iran 'Deal'

Katie Pavlich | Nov 25, 2013
American Christian pastor Saeed Abedini has been sitting in a filthy Iranian prison for more than a year. He's been tortured and beaten for practicing his faith, but that wasn't enough for the Obama administration to bother negotiating his release as part of the deal reached with Iran over the weekend.
"It's devastating," the pastor's wife Naghmeh Abedini told Fox News Radio. She said her children were praying to have him home for the holidays. "It's unbearable," she said, "to think of another Christmas without him and see my kids not have him home for Christmas."  After the nuclear deal announced over the weekend, Abedini said she doesn't see "any more leverage left."  "Iran has no incentive for them to release him. I don't think we have any more leverage," she said. "We now have to consider other avenues and having other countries speak out because our country when we could have used our leverage chose to stay silent."
ACLJ, the legal organization representing Saeed Abedini and his wife, did not mince words in reaction to the non-negotiation with Iran.....To Read More....

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