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15 years since brutal murder of Christian convert Ghorban Tourani

15 years since brutal murder of Christian convert Ghorban Tourani

This Sunday will be the 15th anniversary of the brutal murder of Iranian Christian convert Ghorban Tourani, whose still-bleeding body […]

Iran’s ‘increasing restrictions’ on religious freedom a ‘serious concern’ – UN

Iran’s ‘increasing restrictions’ on religious freedom a ‘serious concern’ – UN

The UN’s General Assembly has passed a resolution expressing “serious concerns” about the situation of human rights in Iran, including “severe limitations” and “increasing restrictions” on religious freedom.

Christian convert Kavian Fallah-Mohammadi on his arrest, 10-year sentence and why he left Iran

Christian convert Kavian Fallah-Mohammadi on his arrest, 10-year sentence and why he left Iran

Iranian Christian convert Kavian Fallah-Mohammadi has spoken exclusively with Article18 about his arrest at a Christmas gathering in 2014, at […]

Four Christians given combined 35 years in prison

Four Christians given combined 35 years in prison

Four Christian converts have been sentenced to a combined 35 years in prison. Mehdi Akbari, Fatemeh Sharifi and Simin Soheilinia […]

Second Christian convert flogged for drinking Communion wine

Second Christian convert flogged for drinking Communion wine

Despite international condemnation of the recent flogging of an Iranian Christian convert for drinking Communion wine, a second convert has now received the same punishment.

Iran’s repression of human rights defenders focus of new report

Iran’s repression of human rights defenders focus of new report

Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi is among 53 activists featured in a new report highlighting Iran’s repression of human rights defenders.

Christian convert’s third plea for retrial rejected

Christian convert’s third plea for retrial rejected

Imprisoned Christian convert Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh has been informed that his third request for a retrial has been rejected. Nasser, […]

Christian homes targeted in coordinated Fardis raids

Christian homes targeted in coordinated Fardis raids

Twelve Christian homes were raided by intelligence agents today in a coordinated operation in Fardis, west of Tehran, at around 9am.

Iran’s judicial standards document just another smokescreen

Iran’s judicial standards document just another smokescreen

Iran’s new judicial standards document on the face of it matches up well with international standards. The problem is that the guidelines and the reality on the ground are some way apart.

Stockholm protesters gather in support of Iranian Christians

Stockholm protesters gather in support of Iranian Christians

A group of Iranian Christians living in Sweden say they are planning monthly protests in support of Christians in Iran. […]