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Iranian-Armenian Christian prisoner’s family see him for first time in seven weeks

Iranian-Armenian Christian prisoner’s family see him for first time in seven weeks

The wife and son of an Iranian-Armenian Christian who remains in detention seven weeks after his arrest were able to […]

Iranian-Assyrian Christians flee but vow to continue legal battle

Iranian-Assyrian Christians flee but vow to continue legal battle

Article18 can now confirm that Iranian-Assyrian Christians Victor Bet-Tamraz and Shamiram Issavi fled Iran on Saturday, hours before Shamiram was due to begin her five-year prison sentence.

Christian convert released after two years in prison

Christian convert released after two years in prison

Iranian Christian convert Mohammadreza (Youhan) Omidi has been released from prison after completing his reduced two-year sentence for “acting against […]

Iranian-Assyrian Christian couple lose appeals against combined 15 years in prison

Iranian-Assyrian Christian couple lose appeals against combined 15 years in prison

An Iranian-Assyrian couple sentenced to a combined 15 years in prison for teaching Muslim converts about Christianity have finally been […]

Former missionary hospital saved from demolition

Former missionary hospital saved from demolition

A hospital founded by Presbyterian missionaries nearly a century ago has regained its nationally-registered status, protecting it from potential demolition. […]

Concerns for Christians after coronavirus outbreak at Evin Prison

Concerns for Christians after coronavirus outbreak at Evin Prison

There are concerns over the health of four Christian prisoners of conscience after one of them tested positive for Covid-19 […]

Iranian Christian convert wins award for religious freedom animation

Iranian Christian convert wins award for religious freedom animation

An Iranian Christian convert has won the top prize in an international film competition* for her short animation depicting a […]

Iran continues to deny religious freedom abuses, against all evidence

Iran continues to deny religious freedom abuses, against all evidence

Any observer of Iran’s multitudinous religious freedom abuses will be familiar with the repeated denials by regime officials. The latest […]

Prison sentences for Rasht converts

Prison sentences for Rasht converts

Four Iranian Christian converts have received prison sentences of between two and five years for “acting against national security” by […]

Unprecedented bail demand for Iranian-Armenian house-church leader

Unprecedented bail demand for Iranian-Armenian house-church leader

The family of an Iranian-Armenian house-church leader who remains in detention more than three weeks after his arrest have been […]