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Iran remains among world’s worst persecutors of Christians

Iran remains among world’s worst persecutors of Christians

It was on this day 28 years ago that one of Iran’s most senior Protestant church leaders, ethnic Armenian Christian […]

Christian convert back in prison just two weeks after release

Christian convert back in prison just two weeks after release

Just two weeks after the release on bail of nine Christian converts, pending a review of their case ordered by Iran’s Supreme Court, one of them is already back in prison – thanks to a ruling by a different branch ofthat same Supreme Court.

Iranian churches get behind #Place2Worship campaign

Iranian churches get behind #Place2Worship campaign

Iranian-speaking churches in the diaspora have added their voice to the call for Persian-speaking Christians to be given a place to worship.

Christian prisoner of conscience mourns death of only child

Christian prisoner of conscience mourns death of only child

Mehdi (Yasser) Akbari, who was a single parent, was informed on 28 December that his son, Amin Ali, who had underlying health issues, had passed away in the care facility where he had been living since his father’s imprisonment.

Convert begins four-year prison sentence for ‘spreading Christianity’

Convert begins four-year prison sentence for ‘spreading Christianity’

Christian convert Hadi (Moslem) Rahimi has begun serving his four-year prison sentence for “acting against national security” by attending a […]

Lawyer of imprisoned Christian asks what danger his client’s release would pose

Lawyer of imprisoned Christian asks what danger his client’s release would pose

The lawyer of a Christian convert who has spent nearly four years in prison for “acting against national security” by […]

Christian woman imprisoned ‘for believing in Jesus’ faces fresh accusation

Christian woman imprisoned ‘for believing in Jesus’ faces fresh accusation

A 64-year-old Christian woman who has already served one prison sentence for “propaganda against the regime” has been summoned to […]

Christian converts granted belated Christmas break from prison

Christian converts granted belated Christmas break from prison

Three Christian converts have been given 10 days’ leave from prison after inquiring why they weren’t included in the publicised mass furlough of Christian prisoners over Christmas.

Nine Christian converts conditionally released following Supreme Court ruling

Nine Christian converts conditionally released following Supreme Court ruling

Nine Christian converts serving five-year prison sentences for their involvement in house-churches are conditionally released today from prison, pending a review of their case.

Christian converts cleared of any crime

Christian converts cleared of any crime

Eight Christian converts have been cleared of any crime, with the presiding prosecutor stating that their change of religion was […]