The Vatican has appointed Polish archbishop Andrzej Józwowicz as its new ambassador to Iran. The 56-year-old, who previously served in […]
Three Christian converts have been given the maximum sentence of five years each in prison under controversial recent amendments to the Iranian penal code.
Iranian Christian convert Hamed Ashoori has been summoned to begin his 10-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”, […]
As the dust settles on Ebrahim Raisi’s unsurprising election victory, amid record low voter turnout, Article18 assesses what the result […]
An elderly Italian nun who has dedicated her life to helping Iran’s poor and needy has been told her visa will not be renewed.
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.
A group of Iranian Christian converts now living in Sweden say they want to be the voice of their fellow […]
An Iranian Christian convert has begun serving his nine-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic by promoting evangelical […]
An Iranian Christian convert who was facing the threat of imminent deportation from Turkey has been granted protected status as […]
Article18 is calling on the Iranian government to immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against a Christian convert with advanced […]