Esmaeil Falahati’s case shows how the fates of asylum-seekers—often Christians—have become subject to Turkish officials sometimes unsympathetic with their plight, and the repercussions of countries closing their borders to refugees.
An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been told to expect a summons any day […]
Article18 has joined 38 other rights groups in calling for the renewal of the mandate of the UN’s special rapporteur […]
The UK’s permanent representative to the UN has called on Iran to end its “persistent” discrimination and persecution of religious […]
On International Women’s Day, we honour the Christian women who have been arrested, charged or imprisoned over the past 12 […]
The UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions has condemned Iran for “multiple human rights violations” in the downing last year of Ukrainian passenger plane PS752 and response to subsequent protests.
Maryam Rooznahani Peyhani fled her home in Iran two years ago today, on the anniversary of the raid on her […]
Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has been released on bail after nearly three weeks in detention. The 34-year-old, who has […]
Fr Dominique Mathieu, 57, was consecrated last week as archbishop of the Tehran-Isfahan archdiocese – one of the smallest in the world, with just six parishes and an estimated 2,000-6,000 members.
Mohammad Ali (Yasser) Mossayebzadeh, who was serving a 10-year sentence as a result of his membership of a house-church, has been granted conditional release from prison.