Three Christian Azerbaijani Men Freed in Iran

Iran pdIran (Mission Network News) Three Christian Azerbaijani men were just released from prison in Iran on bail. They were able to return to Azerbaijan and reunited with their families on November 6th.

Emily Fuentes with Open Doors USA explains, “Several months ago, these men were arrested along with another Iranian national for Christian activities within the country. It was under the guise of some other things, but it was the common thread that they were all Christians and practicing their faith and participating in religious events.”

Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov, and Bahram Nasibov traveled to Iran from Azerbaijan to celebrate a friend’s wedding. On Friday, June 24, the wedding was raided by Iranian officials and ten people were arrested. While most were quickly released, Eldar, Yusif, Bahram, and Naser (an Iranian Christian) were taken to Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Thank God!! Heroes. People need the Gospel everywhere.

    • american4godncountry✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      yes, some people need the Gospel, but sometimes, others need a giant bomb or two to be dropped on them high up from above! Iran will pay the price for trying to kill our Isralie friends and we will destroy them and their Palestinain brothers! Time to drain the swamp of the filth.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Don’t. Too many nations possess nukes now and first dropping can trigger global nuclear wars and ruin the entire planet. The planet will be not-habitable. Although nuke rain may be the mankind’s final fate, don’t wish for it. God knows and will judge the world with His justice and mercy. You shouldn’t pray for destruction of any humans. Pray for defeat of evil regimes and for everyone’s repentance and salvation. Many Iranians are getting saved through Jesus Christ today. God’s mercy is everywhere. We need to wait and see what God does while praying and evangelizing and helping out. Pray for Israel’s salvation.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        The Holy Bible says: “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time, for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle—I am speaking the truth in Christ and not lying—a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.” ( I Timothy ch.2)

  • american4godncountry✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Thank you God! Not only have you answered one of my prayers, but this gives me hope that you will answer the other prayer that we as a christian nation need! Please destroy the people of Iran and destroy every last man woman and child! May you rip them from the roots and let them burn in hell where they belong! In jesus name I pray, amen!

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      Don’t blaspheme. Iranian people are victims, just like in North Korea. The regimes are evil. People need the Holy Bible for salvation and human rights and freedom everywhere. Pray for people’s salvation and not for their destruction.

    • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      You can’t be for real.