Amazing story of Jesus and a man imprisoned in Iran

| Saturday, April 9, 2011 | 0 comments |
CBN interviewed a man who went on a two week visit to Iran and on his way out of the country, he was imprisoned by Iranian officials for nine weeks. He was beaten many of the days he was in prison and it broke him to the point of wanting to commit suicide. But that’s where this story gets amazing...

5 Turkish officers jailed in killing of Christians

by The Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish court ordered five military officers and two civilians jailed Monday in a probe into the 2007 killing of three Christians, including a German national, over allegations that the attack was part of an alleged plot to topple the government.

It was not clear what charges the officers were facing but their arrests pending trial come after prosecutors examined an earlier letter by a whistle-blower who claimed the killings of Christians was part of a wider conspiracy to topple the Islamic-rooted government by creating chaos and to destabilize the country to trigger a military coup.

The Christians -- a German and two Turks -- were tied up and had their throats slit at a Bible-publishing house in the southern city of Malatya. Five civilians were arrested and charged with murder but it was not clear if their case would be merged with the coup plot trial.

There have a been a string of attacks in recent years on Christians in predominantly Muslim Turkey, where Christians make up less than 1 percent of the population of 74 million. Prosecutors have said the alleged coup plot included plans to target some Christians and minority figures.


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