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18th June 2024Eight Iranian Christian converts have been sentenced to a combined total of nearly 45 years in prison. The eight, who […] [...]Read more...
12th June 2024A Christian convert arrested last month remains in detention in an unknown location, as his wife and two daughters grow […] [...]Read more...
11th June 2024An Armenian Christian has been condemned to 10 years in prison in Iran despite his lawyer arguing that the case […] [...]Read more...
10th June 2024A Christian convert who was detained for over four months following his arrest on Christmas Eve has been sentenced to […] [...]Read more...
23rd May 2024A hospital founded by American missionaries 100 years ago and confiscated following the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979 […] [...]Read more...
16th May 2024A pastor serving a six-year sentence in a prison 1,000 miles from his wife and daughter has been told he […] [...]Read more...
10th May 2024A Christian convert and former asylum-seeker serving a two-year sentence in Evin Prison for “connecting with ‘Zionist’ Christian organisations” is […] [...]Read more...
8th May 2024This article was first published in 1993 by News Network International and is republished here with kind permission. Several Iranian […] [...]Read more...
3rd May 2024A Christian convert arrested on Christmas Eve has been released on bail equivalent to more than $10,000 after over four […] [...]Read more...

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How you can help Iranian Christian refugees

Know your Rights

All those active in society in Iran can expect to be arrested if they do not agree with
or adhere to the government's views. Knowing one's rights can
minimise the consequences of incarceration.

Report: The Cost of Faith

Persecution of Christian Protestants and Converts in Iran

Article18 made a considerable contribution to this 2013 report, in which the Center for Human Rights in Iran documented the rights violations of Protestant Christians in Iran within the context of international human rights laws and the rights guaranteed within Iran's own constitution.

A Cry from Iran

Two brothers, a murdered father and an untold story of pain and forgiveness are the inspirations behind a ten times award-winning documentary on the secret death of a prominent evangelical pastor in Iran, Haik Hovsepian. This is the untold story of Iranian Christian martyrs, and Christian converts, who became the victims of their beliefs and paid the ultimate price – their lives...

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