ACLJ: American Pastor Thrown Into Solitary Confinement In Iran; Health Deteriorating
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional and human rights law, today confirmed that a Christian pastor, imprisoned in Iran because of his religious beliefs, is now in solitary confinement as his health condition worsens brought about by continued beatings and torture. Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen, is suffering from internal bleeding and now kidney problems at the hands of his captors in Iran's brutal Evin Prison.
ACLJ Executive Director Jordan Sekulow has more in this post:
The American Center for Law and Justice represents Pastor Saeed's wife, Naghmeh, and their two young children, who reside in the United States.
Led by Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) focuses on constitutional law and is based in Washington, D.C. and has offices worldwide.
SOURCE American Center for Law and Justice