In the week of the 10th anniversary of the forced closure of the largest Persian-speaking church in Iran, the Islamic […]
The “sharply deteriorated religious-freedom conditions” in Iran are the focus of the cover and introduction to the latest annual report […]
Two UN special rapporteurs and an Assyrian Christian couple forced to flee Iran after being sentenced to a combined 15 […]
The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief joined Article18’s Mansour Borji and two Iranian Christian survivors of persecution for the UK parliament presentation of our joint annual report.
The daughter of Iranian-Assyrian church leaders who were forced to flee Iran has sought to explain the “very strong contrast” between Christians like her parents and those who make public statements in support of the regime.
The similarities and differences between the latest set of Iranian Christians to have been jailed show clearly that, in the Islamic Republic, neither recognised nor unrecognised Christians are free to act out their beliefs.
An Iranian-Armenian pastor has today begun serving a 10-year prison sentence for holding church services in his home. Joseph Shahbazian, […]
Eight UN experts have called on the Iranian authorities to “stop persecution and harassment of religious minorities and end the […]
Three Iranian Christians have been informed that the Supreme Court has refused to review their sentences of prison and exile […]