(Voice of the Persecuted) This morning, I could not hold back the tears as I recall the roller coaster ride of emotions the Abedini family has been on since Pastor Saeed’s arrest for his Christian faith in 2012 by the Iranian government. During a face to face meeting earlier this year, President Obama promised the family to do all he could to bring Saeed out of the dangerous Rajai Shahr Prison, a deadly jail notorious for housing violent murderers and rapists in Iran. He also promised Jacob, Saeed’s 6 year old son, that he would try to fulfill his request to have his father home for his birthday—which was on March 17th.
Since his imprisonment, Saeed has been in very poor health and bleeding internally due to the beatings he has received. The necessary medical attention and surgery he needs has been denied.
As the US proceeds with nuclear talks to negotiate and seal a deal with the…
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