Saeed Abedini is a Christian pastor of Iranian descent and American citizenship. He was arrested in Iran in the summer of 2010 and sentenced to 8 years in prison for ‘undermining national security.’ The charges were brought against him after he gained notoriety in the Islamic Republic for building a network of Christian churches.
90 cosponsors (76R, 14D).
See also: *S. Res. 284 of 10/31/13.
Last major action: 11/20/13 ordered to be reported.