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Homayoun Shokouhi released after more than three years in prison

Homayoun Shokouhi released after more than three years in prison

Christian prisoner Esmail (Homayoun) Shokouhi was yesterday released after 40 months in Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz. Homayoun was arrested […]

Isfahan converts lose appeals against jail sentences

Isfahan converts lose appeals against jail sentences

Thirteen converts to Christianity have lost their appeals against one-year jail sentences and two-year travel bans. The verdict was recorded […]

Behnam Irani’s parole request rejected

Behnam Irani’s parole request rejected

A Christian prisoner’s request for early release has been rejected. Behnam Irani has been in prison since May 2011 after […]

Ebrahim Firouzi and Sevada Aghasar given five-year sentences

Ebrahim Firouzi and Sevada Aghasar given five-year sentences

Two Christians have been sentenced to five years each in prison for “acting against national security by gathering and collusion”. […]

Converts arrested at Karaj house church

Converts arrested at Karaj house church

At least six converts to Christianity were arrested at a “house church” in Karaj last Friday, 10 April.  Among those […]

Mojtaba Hosseini free after three years in prison

Mojtaba Hosseini free after three years in prison

Christian prisoner of conscience Mojtaba Hosseini has been conditionally released after more than three years in Adel Abad Prison in […]

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 Ward 10 of Rajaei Shahr Prison in […]

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. […]