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Stockholm protesters gather in support of Iranian Christians

Stockholm protesters gather in support of Iranian Christians

A group of Iranian Christians living in Sweden say they are planning monthly protests in support of Christians in Iran. […]

Tehran church with giant cross demolished

Tehran church with giant cross demolished

A 70-year-old Adventist church in central Tehran has been demolished, along with the giant concrete cross on its facade.

Saheb Fadaie returns to prison after short furlough

Saheb Fadaie returns to prison after short furlough

Christian prisoner of conscience Saheb Fadaie has returned to prison after a five-day furlough. Saheb, whose birth name is Zaman, […]

US condemns Iran for flogging Christian convert for taking Communion

US condemns Iran for flogging Christian convert for taking Communion

The US State Department has condemned the flogging of Iranian Christian convert Mohammad Reza (Youhan) Omidi for drinking Communion wine.

Iranian Christian convert lashed 80 times for drinking Communion wine

Iranian Christian convert lashed 80 times for drinking Communion wine

Iranian Christian convert Mohammad Reza (Youhan) Omidi was today lashed 80 times for drinking wine as part of Holy Communion. […]

Lawyers and activists call on judiciary to overturn ‘illegal’ adoption ruling against converts

Lawyers and activists call on judiciary to overturn ‘illegal’ adoption ruling against converts

One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, […]

Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert Mary Mohammadi is among 12 female current and former prisoners of conscience interviewed as part of a new book on “white torture” inside Iran’s prisons.

Reflections on the start of the school year for those deprived of education

Reflections on the start of the school year for those deprived of education

Iranian Christian convert Mary Mohammadi poetically describes the immense impact of deprivation of education and how it feels for those like her to see children and students begin another academic year without them.

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

Forty-seven UN member states signed a joint statement read out at the Human Rights Council in Geneva last week, condemning […]

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has already spent six years in prison followed by nearly a year in internal exile […]