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Pastor arrested while celebrating Christmas

Pastor arrested while celebrating Christmas

Pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz, former leader of the Assyrian Pentecostal Church of Tehran (Shahrara), was arrested on Friday, 26 December, along […]

‘Church of Iran’ members acquitted ahead of Christmas

‘Church of Iran’ members acquitted ahead of Christmas

An appeals court in Karaj has acquitted two members of the “Church of Iran” of the serious crimes of “moharebeh” […]

Christian woman prisoner strip-searched at Evin Prison

Christian woman prisoner strip-searched at Evin Prison

A Christian woman prisoner who has been on temporary leave was subjected to a strip-search when she returned to Evin […]

Three ‘Church of Iran’ members arrested in Bandar Anzali

Three ‘Church of Iran’ members arrested in Bandar Anzali

Security agents arrested three members of the “Church of Iran” denomination in Bandar Anzali on Saturday, 5 July. The three […]

Vahid Hakkani resumes hunger strike

Vahid Hakkani resumes hunger strike

Christian prisoner Vahid Hakkani has resumed his hunger strike in Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison. He began his hunger strike on […]

Six Christian leaders arrested in Shiraz

Six Christian leaders arrested in Shiraz

Six Christian leaders have been arrested in Shiraz and taken to an unknown location. The arrests took place on Friday, […]

Saeed Abedini beaten in hospital then taken back to prison

Saeed Abedini beaten in hospital then taken back to prison

Christian prisoner Saeed Abedini, who has been receiving hospital treatment for two months, was beaten before he was taken back […]

Mohammad Reza Partoei granted conditional release

Mohammad Reza Partoei granted conditional release

One of four Christian converts detained in Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison for over two years has been granted conditional release. […]

Health concerns for Vahid Hakkani as hunger strike goes on

Health concerns for Vahid Hakkani as hunger strike goes on

After more than 36 days, imprisoned Christian convert Vahid Hakkani’s hunger strike continues.  Vahid is protesting against the verdicts issued […]

Good Friday arrests in Tehran

Good Friday arrests in Tehran

Seven Christians were arrested at a house church in southern Tehran on Good Friday. The seven have been named as […]