The Iranian regime continues to use the voices of its recognised Christian minority as part of its propaganda drive against […]
Three “Church of Iran” members serving five-year prison sentences for “spreading deviant beliefs contrary to Islam” have been cleared of wrongdoing in a second trial on identical charges.
Article18 director Mansour Borji has welcomed yesterday’s historic decision by UN Human Rights Council members to send a fact-finding mission […]
The former parliamentary representative of Iran’s Assyrian minority has strongly criticised Christians for participating in or encouraging participation in the ongoing protests.
The UN General Assembly has passed a draft resolution highlighting the “deteriorating” human-rights situation in Iran, including “lethal force resulting […]
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has condemned the sentencing to death of an Iranian protester on “religiously-grounded charges” and warned of the “credible” threat of “large-scale executions in the coming weeks”.
Iran’s Assyrian Christian minority have been warned by their parliamentary representative and church leaders to have no further involvement in […]
Ahmad Sarparast, Morteza Mashoodkari, and Ayoob Poor-Rezazadeh are the second trio of converts to have been imprisoned as a result of convictions under the amended Article 500 of the penal code.
More than 30 lawyers, including at least three involved in defending Christian converts, have been arrested in recent weeks in cities across Iran.
Accusations that members of religious minorities, including Christians, are engaged in unspecified “actions against national security” are deliberately vague in […]