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    Iran Releases a Third of Christian Prisoners Due to Coronavirus Concerns
    https://www.christianitytoday.com/ne...mohammedi.html

    Forced by the new coronavirus, Iran took the tiniest of steps to placate global advocacy for religious freedom.

    A temporary release of about 85,000 prisoners to curb the spread of COVID-19 disease included Ramiel Bet Tamraz, an Assyrian Christian serving a four-month sentence for holding illegal church meetings.

    He was one of seven Christians set free, some on bail.

    The release—which also pardoned 10,000 prisoners in advance of this past weekend’s celebration of Nowruz, the Persian new year—did not include four Christians recently granted a retrial


    As they say, the Lord works in mysterious ways
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