Evin Prison

Sarah Yetter, daughter of La Puente, Calif.,  Pastor Eddie Romero, speaks as Shah Afshar, left, and HCF pastor Bob Wilcox listens during a news conference at Hacienda Christian Fellowship church in La Puente on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.  Romero was detained in Iran after staging a protest outside a prison, demanding the release of Iranian Christians held inside.  Romero crossed into Iran from Turkey Oct. 14 as part of a tourist group. (AP Photo/San Gabriel Valley Tribune,  Leo Jarzomb)

Pastor detained in Iran set to return to US

LA PUENTE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California preacher who was briefly detained after protesting outside an Iranian prison was expected back home Wednesday, his daughter said. Eddie Romero surrendered peacefully to guards at Evin […]

10/22/2013

SoCal pastor detained in Iran after protest

LA PUENTE, Calif. (AP) — A retired Southern California pastor with a history of overseas activism was detained in Iran after staging a protest outside a prison, demanding the release of Iranian Christians held inside. […]

10/22/2013

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