Modern Day Matyr: Youcef Nadarkani





"Pastor Nadarkhani was arrested two years ago for objecting to the teaching of Islam to Christian children at Iranian schools.
Nadarkhani was convicted of “apostasy” late last month and sentenced to death by the Islamic nation. But the story has taken several strange twists since, with Iranian officials now claiming Nadarkhani actually was convicted of crimes of rape and extortion. This curious 180-degree turn by Iran, in the wake of an international outcry against Nadarkhani’s conviction, has left many observers scratching their heads."
I know that it seems like there isn't much we can do but we can pray and intercede on his behalf - The bible says prayer changes things, by our words alone we move mountains. 
Read more of this article over at: 
http://www.urbanfaith.com/2011/10/what-real-persecution-looks-like.html/

http://presenttruthmn.com/blog/iran/letter-youcef-nadarkhani/