My name is Vahid Hakani. I was born in 1982, in Shiraz, Iran. I was arrested, detained, interrogated and imprisoned for over 3 years solely because of my Christian faith and activities. Here is my full statement as a witness to persecution of Christians in Iran.
A Court of Appeal in Tehran has cut a decade-long prison sentence for a Christian down to two years after […]
In the week of the 10th anniversary of the forced closure of the largest Persian-speaking church in Iran, the Islamic […]
British-Iranian bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani has called on the UK government to consider offering a “safe-route scheme” for Iranians fleeing persecution […]
This Sunday will be the 10th anniversary of the forced closure of the largest Persian-speaking church in Iran, the Central […]
A 64-year-old Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been acquitted and released from their combined 10-year […]
Iranian Christian converts Homayoun Zhaveh and his wife Sara Ahmadi were sentenced to two and 11 years in prison, respectively, in November 2020 for membership and leadership of a house-church.
Intelligence officers belonging to the Law Enforcement Command of the Islamic Republic of Iran, or FARAJA, are using spyware to monitor members of minority groups, including Christians, according to new research.
The “sharply deteriorated religious-freedom conditions” in Iran are the focus of the cover and introduction to the latest annual report […]