Imprisoned Iranian Pastor Behnam Irani Faces 18 New Charges

September 3, 2014

Iranian pastor Behnam Irani has been accused of 18 new charges, after previously being arrested for “action against the state” and “action against the order” in 2006; the pastor was sentenced to six years in prison for his crimes in 2011.
After serving three years in prison, Irani has now been charged 18 new crimes including “Mofsed-e-filarz” which means “spreading corruption on Earth,” which is punishable by death.

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