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Iran’s Barbarity in Sentencing Pastor Abedini to Eight Years

An American pastor who has been jailed in Iran since September has been sentenced to eight years in prison, the U.S. State Department said Sunday.  Spokesman Darby Holladay said the department is calling on Iran to respect Saeed Abedini’s human … Continue reading

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Violent Israeli Settlers Are Terrorists

So says the US State Department. The U.S. State Department has included violence by “extremist Israeli settlers” in its 2011 annual report on terrorism around the world.  The Country Reports on Terrorism 2011 lists several incidents including three arson attacks … Continue reading

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Passing Yourself Off as Someone Else Can be Hazardous

Just ask the Texas teen who found herself deported to Columbia because she thought it would be clever to use a false name.  Turns out that the name she chose was on the watch list and the State Department deported … Continue reading

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There Aren’t Any More Christian Churches in Afghanistan

Via Stuart There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department.  This reflects the state of religious freedom in that country ten years after the United States first invaded it and overthrew its Islamist Taliban regime. … Continue reading

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