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Five Christians arrested on Christmas Eve

Five Christians arrested on Christmas Eve

Five Christians were arrested as they celebrated Christmas together on Christmas Eve at a “house church” in eastern Tehran. Ahmad […]

Farshid Fathi: We are celebrating the birth of Christ in prison

Farshid Fathi: We are celebrating the birth of Christ in prison

Christian prisoner Farshid Fathi has published a letter from Evin Prison on the third anniversary of his arrest, saying he […]

Rasoul Abdollahi taken to Evin Prison to begin three-year sentence

Rasoul Abdollahi taken to Evin Prison to begin three-year sentence

Christian convert Rasoul Abdollahi has been taken to Ward 350 in Tehran’s Evin Prison to begin his three-year prison sentence […]

Retired pastor sentenced to three and a half years in prison

Retired pastor sentenced to three and a half years in prison

Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran has sentenced Vruir Avanessian, retired pastor of the Assemblies of God […]

Ahvaz Christians released from prison

Ahvaz Christians released from prison

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

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. […]