An Iranian news agency linked to the Revolutionary Guard Corps has reported the arrest of a “network” of Christians in “several provinces” for “creating moral deviations” and “promoting [religious] conversion”.
Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi has been arrested again – this time for alleged “improper” hijab – and continues […]
Iran has denied systematically persecuting Christians, in response to a formal enquiry by six senior UN rights experts.
Iran has risen to eighth place in the latest annual listing of the 50 countries in which the persecution of […]
Iranian Christian convert Amin Afshar-Naderi has spoken exclusively to Article18 about the “extreme difficulty” he has experienced in “six years […]
More details have emerged of the harsh treatment of four Christian converts sentenced in October to a combined 35 years […]
There are renewed fears over a parliamentary bill that threatens to facilitate the further repression of Iran’s religious minorities.
Peyman and Leila’s one-year-old daughter, Armita, was present when officers from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence raided their house-church leadership meeting […]
In spite of what regime figures like to say about the “tolerance” of the Islamic Republic, from the early days of the revolution — as soon as they were firmly in power — the ayatollahs began a crackdown on civil and religious liberties.
The US State Department has re-designated Iran as a “Country of Particular Concern” for “engaging in or tolerating systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom”.