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19th February 2024Article18’s newly released annual report focuses on the many victims whose names and faces remain unknown, due to fear that […] [...]Read more...
16th February 2024A Christian convert who fled Iran in 2013 to escape his impending imprisonment on account of his faith now faces […] [...]Read more...
9th February 2024As the 45th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution approaches, Article18 uses extracts from the book of the former bishop of […] [...]Read more...
30th January 2024Two brothers arrested before Christmas and detained for a month have been charged with “deviant educational or propaganda activities contrary […] [...]Read more...
22nd January 2024A Christian convert arrested last week remains in detention in an unknown location, according to a report by an Iranian […] [...]Read more...
17th January 2024Iran has once again been named among the top 10 worst persecutors of Christians. Iran ranks in 9th place on […] [...]Read more...
12th January 2024A lawyer who has represented several Iranian Christians in court has been summoned to the prosecutor’s office in the city […] [...]Read more...
10th January 2024Iranian Christians in Turkey are no longer eligible for resettlement to the US as part of the refugee sponsorship programme […] [...]Read more...
5th January 2024A 60-year-old Iranian Christian convert has been summoned to begin her six-year prison sentence for “acting against national security by […] [...]Read more...

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Iranian Christian Prisoners List

An up-to-date, comprehensive list of Iran’s Christian prisoners.

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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