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Iran ‘election’: When minorities become ‘citizens’ for a few days

Iran ‘election’: When minorities become ‘citizens’ for a few days

Iran’s hand-picked presidential candidates have used some nice phrases in recent weeks about the rights and “dignity” of the people of Iran in general, and women and minorities in particular, but they have lacked any substance.

30 years since murders of Iranian pastors ‘shocked the world’

30 years since murders of Iranian pastors ‘shocked the world’

“Many people throughout the world have reacted with shock to the murders of three Protestant clergymen in recent months.” So […]

Mehdi Dibaj’s final defence

Mehdi Dibaj’s final defence

Rev Mehdi Dibaj’s final defence, before he was sentenced to death for “apostasy”, was published in full by The Times […]

Eight Christians sentenced to combined 45 years in prison

Eight Christians sentenced to combined 45 years in prison

Eight Iranian Christian converts have been sentenced to a combined total of nearly 45 years in prison. The eight, who […]

Concern for Christian convert after two weeks’ detention in unknown location

Concern for Christian convert after two weeks’ detention in unknown location

A Christian convert arrested last month remains in detention in an unknown location, as his wife and two daughters grow […]

Armenian Christian given 10-year sentence ‘on judge’s intuition’

Armenian Christian given 10-year sentence ‘on judge’s intuition’

An Armenian Christian has been condemned to 10 years in prison in Iran despite his lawyer arguing that the case […]

Christian convert sentenced to five years in prison

Christian convert sentenced to five years in prison

A Christian convert who was detained for over four months following his arrest on Christmas Eve has been sentenced to […]

Hospital founded by American missionaries demolished

Hospital founded by American missionaries demolished

A hospital founded by American missionaries 100 years ago and confiscated following the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979 […]

Monthly visits cancelled for pastor imprisoned 1,000 miles from family

Monthly visits cancelled for pastor imprisoned 1,000 miles from family

A pastor serving a six-year sentence in a prison 1,000 miles from his wife and daughter has been told he […]

Imprisoned Christian convert needs psychological care, mother says

Imprisoned Christian convert needs psychological care, mother says

A Christian convert and former asylum-seeker serving a two-year sentence in Evin Prison for “connecting with ‘Zionist’ Christian organisations” is […]