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Iranian Christian convert’s rejection reveals flaws in Germany’s asylum process

Iranian Christian convert’s rejection reveals flaws in Germany’s asylum process

An Iranian Christian convert who has been seeking asylum in Germany for four years has until today to accept his deportation or hand over his work license.

Trial of ‘Christian’ woman’s killer a reminder of Iran’s religious discrimination

Trial of ‘Christian’ woman’s killer a reminder of Iran’s religious discrimination

The resurfacing of a decade-old murder case involving an American “Christian” woman has again brought to light one of the ways in which Iran systematically discriminates against non-Muslims.

Christians lose appeal against imprisonment and fines for house-church activities

Christians lose appeal against imprisonment and fines for house-church activities

An Iranian appeal court has upheld the sentences of five Christians facing a total of 22 years in prison and the equivalent of $2,225 in fines for organising house-churches.

Iranian Christian with Parkinson’s disease and wife detained

Iranian Christian with Parkinson’s disease and wife detained

An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been detained in Tehran. Homayoun Zhaveh, who is […]

Christian convert arrested, detained in Karaj on unknown charges

Christian convert arrested, detained in Karaj on unknown charges

A Christian convert from Karaj, near Tehran, has been arrested and remains in detention on unknown charges.  Mohammad Golbaz, who […]

Supreme Court denies Christians retrial

Supreme Court denies Christians retrial

Three Iranian Christians have been informed that the Supreme Court has refused to review their sentences of prison and exile […]

Anooshavan Avedian 

Anooshavan Avedian 

Iranian-Armenian Christian Anooshavan Avedian faces 10 years in prison under the amended Article 500 of the Islamic Penal Code for what a notorious judge called “propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam”.

Lawyer who helped overturn pastor’s death sentence now in prison with him

Lawyer who helped overturn pastor’s death sentence now in prison with him

A lawyer who once helped to save a pastor from death row is now imprisoned alongside him.

Religious Propaganda in Iran

Religious Propaganda in Iran

Iran’s “misinformation campaign” against religious minorities, including Christian converts, is the focus of a new report by the US Commission […]

‘Misinformation campaign’ used to justify ‘baseless’ charges – report

‘Misinformation campaign’ used to justify ‘baseless’ charges – report

Iran’s “misinformation campaign” against religious minorities, including Christian converts, is the focus of a new report by the US Commission […]