Iran: jailed Protestant minister threatened with execution
Catholic World News - March 11, 2010
A Protestant missionary in Iran who was arrested on February 2 on charges of proselytizing has been tortured and is being threatened with execution, his wife reports. Rev. Wilson Issavi was arrested after holding a service for his small congregation, which is affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Christians in Iran fear that his arrest signals a new crackdown on religious activities by the country's remaining Christians.
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