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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Naghmeh Abedini
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s record on human rights came under harsh criticism in Geneva, Switzerland, last week as political dissidents and pro-democracy activists gathered at a conference ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s annual session.
The wife of an American Christian jailed in Iran called on President Obama to demand her husband's release Thursday, the 444th day of his captivity, and to link the Iranian nuclear deal to his freedom.
The wife of an Iranian-American Christian jailed in Iran called on President Obama to demand her husband's release Thursday, the 444th day of his captivity, and to link the Iranian nuclear deal to his freedom.
"He's been asked and tortured to deny his Christian faith and return to Islam, and he has not," said Naghmeh Abedini, who lives in Idaho with their two young children. "The kids and I desperately want him back, but we're proud that ... he has chosen Christ, even over coming back to us."
"My husband is suffering because he is a Christian. He is suffering because he is an American," she said. "Yet his own government ... has abandoned him."