Good News From Iran: Christian Prisoner Pastor Farshid Fathi Gets Early Release Date
ICC Note: Iranian pastor Farshid Fathi, imprisoned since 2010, has now been given an early release date. He was anticipated to be in prison until December2017 but will now be released December 2015 according to reports. He has suffered inhumane conditions and beating while in Iran’s notorious Evin prison. His only crime is being a Christian and practicing his religion.
07-09-2015 Iran(Christian Today): Pastor Farshid Fathi, who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2010 because of his Christian faith, has just been given an early release date, reports said.
Farshid has long been separated from his wife Leila and two children, Rosana and Bardia. He is currently serving a six-year sentence in Iran’s notorious Evin prison.
His crime: being a Christian and freely exercising his faith.”We are very grateful to announce that Iranian Christian prisoner Farshid Fathi has been told by prison officials that he will be released on Dec. 10, 2015. He had previously expected to remain in prison until December 2017,” officials from the Iranian Elam Christian Ministries said in their website (elam.com).
Farshid received the official report about his release on July 4, 2015, and his family are praising God for this positive development. Farshid was arrested at his home in Tehran by agents of the Intelligence Ministry back in Dec. 26, 2010, and was promptly taken to Evin prison due to his Christian faith and ministry work.…
Pray that His release shall spring up an unusual revival in Iran.
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