Iranian pastor taken to Evin Prison after violent raid on home

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(Worthy News) - Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been taken to Evin Prison in the capital, Tehran, after a violent raid on his home in the northern city of Rasht on Sunday (22 July).

The pastor was sentenced to ten years in prison in July of last year, alongside three members of his congregation, and had been expecting a summons to serve his sentence, as World Watch Monitor reported last month.

“The officers asked for Youcef. When Danial wanted to call his father the officers attacked him with an electroshock weapon and incapacitated Danial. When Pastor Youcef came, they also attacked him with an electroshock weapon. Then Pastor Youcef was beaten up by the forces, despite the fact that neither he, nor his son, had offered any resistance,” Aalipour said. [ Source: World Watch Monitor (Read More...) ]

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