The constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran was ratified 40 years ago this week, enshrining discrimination along religious lines.
The killing of an Assyrian Christian citizen by the Islamic Republic’s security forces in Fardis, Karaj, came as another bitter and shocking piece of news in a series of horrifying reports of hundreds of Iranians being killed and wounded as protests spread across the country.
Dr Sara Afshari provided this testimony at Westminster Abbey on Monday 8 April to members of an independent review team […]
Article18’s Advocacy Director, Mansour Borji, gave the following testimony at Westminster Abbey on Monday 8 April to members of an […]
Though he spoke about freedom, Ayatollah Khomeini’s ultimate agenda was the establishment of an Islamic state based on a rigid, centuries-old interpretation that offered little room for any other expressions of faith.
Despite four decades of state-run repression, Iran’s Christian community of just a few thousand Muslim converts in 1979 has grown to several hundred thousand, or even one million according to some sources.
The best way to halt the mass conversions of Iranian Muslims to Christianity is to stop oppressing them, says a […]