2 Million Strong for Pastor Youcef


Anna Sekulow

May 3, 2012

2 min read

Middle East



The ACLJ’s Tweet for Youcef campaign is now reaching more than 2 million Twitter accounts worldwide.

Yesterday, we told you that we needed 46 more people to sign up to Tweet for Youcef, and well over 100 of you responded. Thank you for joining this critical effort for Pastor Youcef’s freedom.

Thank you as well to the thousands of you who have signed up to Tweet for Youcef. You are making a tremendous difference in the fight for the life of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faces execution in Iran for his faith.

Tweet for Youcef is now one of the largest, if not the largest, donate a tweet campaign in the world.

In fact, if the Tweet for Youcef campaign were a Twitter account with the same number of followers, of the over 500 million twitter accounts, it would be the 320th largest Twitter account in the world.

Think about that. Pastor Youcef’s story is now reaching over 2 million people every day. His story has reached every continent and subcontinent, including more than 93% of the world’s United Nations member states.

Tweet for Youcef Brazil is now reaching 451,191 Twitter accounts in Portuguese. That nation has become a critical voice for Pastor Youcef as its leaders continue to work diplomatically for his release. The original Tweet for Youcef campaign is now reaching 1,591,168 Twitter accounts with updates about Pastor Youcef in English and continues to grow.

Thank you again to everyone who has taken a stand for this persecuted pastor, and if you have not done so already, please sign up to Tweet for Youcef today.

2 million reached in world tweet for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani