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Ahvaz Christians released from prison

Ahvaz Christians released from prison

Farhad Sabokrooh, pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Ahvaz, and church member Nasser Zamen-Dezfuli have been released from […]

The Cost of Faith: Persecution of Christian Protestants and Converts in Iran

The Cost of Faith: Persecution of Christian Protestants and Converts in Iran

Article18 contributed to this 2013 report, which documents the rights violations of Protestant Christians in Iran within the context of […]

Adel Abad prisoners of conscience taken to hospital

Adel Abad prisoners of conscience taken to hospital

Two prisoners of conscience being held in Shiraz’s Adel Abad prison have been hospitalised. Vahid Hakkani, a Christian convert, has […]

Protesting American pastor Eddie Romero released

Protesting American pastor Eddie Romero released

A retired American pastor arrested on Monday for protesting outside Evin Prison has been released from custody and is set […]

Retired American pastor arrested for protesting outside Evin Prison

Retired American pastor arrested for protesting outside Evin Prison

A retired American pastor has been arrested by security forces after peacefully protesting outside Evin Prison against the arbitrary detention […]

Arrested Christians taken to Evin Prison

Arrested Christians taken to Evin Prison

Two Christians from Tehran arrested almost two months ago are in Ward 209 of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, Article18 understands. […]

Christians lose appeals against jail sentences in Shiraz

Christians lose appeals against jail sentences in Shiraz

An appeals court in Shiraz today upheld the prison sentences of four Christian converts. In June, after already spending eight […]

Maryam Naghash Zargaran loses appeal against four-year sentence

Maryam Naghash Zargaran loses appeal against four-year sentence

Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran has lost her appeal against a four-year sentence for “propaganda activities against the Islamic Republic and […]

Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran taken to hospital

Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran taken to hospital

Maryam Naghash Zargaran has been transferred to Tehran’s Modarres Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. The Christian convert, who […]

Convert Mostafa Bordbar sentenced to 10 years in prison

Convert Mostafa Bordbar sentenced to 10 years in prison

Christian convert Mostafa Bordbar has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for “gathering with intent to commit crimes against Iranian […]