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The Persecution of Christians in Iran

The Persecution of Christians in Iran

This joint report is the result of a follow-up inquiry into the persecution of Christians in Iran by the Christians […]

Rasoul Abdollahi granted conditional release from prison

Rasoul Abdollahi granted conditional release from prison

Rasoul Abdollahi, a Christian prisoner of conscience, has been granted conditional release from prison after 15 months’ detention. Conditional release […]

Vahid Hakkani freed after three years in prison

Vahid Hakkani freed after three years in prison

Christian convert Vahid Hakkani has been conditionally released from Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz after nearly three years’ detention. He […]

Farshid Fathi sentenced to an extra year in prison

Farshid Fathi sentenced to an extra year in prison

Pastor Farshid Fathi was sentenced to another year in prison on Monday morning, 29 December, for alleged possession of alcohol. […]

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, […]