Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been arrested yet again for being a Christian.
Iranian authorities brutally beat him as his terrified family watched.
His young son was tasered by authorities after he opened the door.
Years ago, the ACLJ worked tirelessly to save Pastor Youcef who was sentenced to death after refusing to recant his Christian faith and convert to Islam.
Now he’s been thrown into an Iranian prison, notorious for its appalling inhumane conditions – because of his Christian faith.
Iran’s actions violate its own constitution that guarantees religious freedom, and multiple international human rights treaties.
We’re once again ramping up our legal advocacy efforts to fight across the globe for Pastor Youcef’s freedom and hold Iran accountable for its heinous persecution of Christians.
We must take swift action to free Pastor Youcef before it’s too late.
As we fight to free Pastor Youcef and demand protection for Iran’s Christians, we urgently need your support. Every gift – even $5 – makes an impact.
Your voice will have a tremendous impact. Please consider supporting our work with a tax-deductible donation using the form to the right. Thank you.
Christians all around the world are facing extreme persecution. This month Open Doors, a non-profit organization monitoring Christian persecution across the globe, released their annual report listing the 50 countries where it is the most dangerous to be a Christian. In a chilling fact, the report...
Updated 1/29/2019 The Pakistani Supreme Court today heard a review petition against Asia Bibi’s acquittal of blasphemy. After the Court had overturned her conviction on October 31, 2018 , the complainant, Qari Muhammad Salam, filed a review petition asking the Court to reconsider its decision. Asia...
Pastor John Cao (/tsaw/) – a U.S. permanent resident from Greensboro, North Carolina – has been wrongfully imprisoned in China for almost two years, and the court just postponed his appeal hearing for a fourth time – further violating Pastor Cao’s right to due process, a fair trial, and equal...
As part of our ongoing efforts to aid and protect Christians in Iraq and Syria, we sent a letter through our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), to the incoming Security Council President for the month of January, Ambassador Francisco Cortorreal of the Dominican...