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Intelligence agents ‘refusing to return Christians’ property’

Intelligence agents ‘refusing to return Christians’ property’

Intelligence agents in the southwestern city of Dezful are reportedly refusing to hand back the personal belongings of four Christian […]

‘If you won’t recant your faith, you’re no longer my sister!’

‘If you won’t recant your faith, you’re no longer my sister!’

When Arina’s brother came to visit her in prison, he told her that if she refused to give up her […]

Arina Zarei

Arina Zarei

My name is Fatemeh (Arina) Zarei. I was born on 27 December 1975, in Isfahan, to a Muslim family with strong religious beliefs. However, I converted to Christianity in 2008.

Living in the Shadows of Oppression: The Situation of Christian Converts in Iran

Living in the Shadows of Oppression: The Situation of Christian Converts in Iran

The “systematic” oppression of Christian converts in Iran is the focus of a new in-depth report by the US-based Iran […]

Christian convert fitted with electronic tag

Christian convert fitted with electronic tag

Christian convert Reza Zaeemi was yesterday released from prison, on the condition he wears an electronic tag for the remainder […]

Free Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh!

Free Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh!

Article18 is calling on the Iranian government to immediately release Christian prisoner of conscience Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh, and to stop […]

Four more Christian converts charged with ‘propaganda against the Islamic Republic’

Four more Christian converts charged with ‘propaganda against the Islamic Republic’

Four Christian converts from the south-western city of Dezful are the latest to be officially charged with “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”.

Abbas and Sakineh – Iran’s forgotten Christian martyrs

Abbas and Sakineh – Iran’s forgotten Christian martyrs

The deaths of an elderly Iranian couple following a violent raid by intelligence agents on their house-church in 2008, though […]

Christian convert begins prison sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

Christian convert begins prison sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

Christian convert Hamed Ashouri has begun his 10-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”. The 31-year-old submitted himself […]

Christians summoned to answer charges of ‘propaganda against the Islamic Republic’

Christians summoned to answer charges of ‘propaganda against the Islamic Republic’

Eight Christian converts in the southwestern city of Dezful have been summoned to answer charges of “propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran”.