Iranian prison guards threaten to extend sentence for U.S. pastor, wife claims

April 20, 2015 4:39 PM

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Iranian prison guards threaten to extend sentence for U.S. pastor, wife claims

The wife of an American pastor locked up in Iran said prison guards have repeatedly threatened to extend the sentence for her husband, who was detained in 2012 over his Christian faith.

Naghmeh Abedini said her husband, 34-year-old Saeed Abedini, lives in constant fear of having his eight-year sentence increased for allegedly preaching his religion inside the Islamic republic.

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