An appeals court in the southwestern Iranian city of Bushehr has upheld the one-year prison sentences given to three Christian converts for “propagating against the Islamic Republic through promoting Christianity”.
An Iranian news agency linked to the Revolutionary Guard Corps has reported the arrest of a “network” of Christians in “several provinces” for “creating moral deviations” and “promoting [religious] conversion”.
Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi has been arrested again – this time for alleged “improper” hijab – and continues […]
Iran has denied systematically persecuting Christians, in response to a formal enquiry by six senior UN rights experts.
Iran has risen to eighth place in the latest annual listing of the 50 countries in which the persecution of […]
Iranian Christian convert Amin Afshar-Naderi has spoken exclusively to Article18 about the “extreme difficulty” he has experienced in “six years […]
More details have emerged of the harsh treatment of four Christian converts sentenced in October to a combined 35 years […]
There are renewed fears over a parliamentary bill that threatens to facilitate the further repression of Iran’s religious minorities.
Peyman and Leila Kiani’s one-year-old daughter, Armita, was present when officers from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence raided their house-church leadership […]
In spite of what regime figures like to say about the “tolerance” of the Islamic Republic, from the early days of the revolution — as soon as they were firmly in power — the ayatollahs began a crackdown on civil and religious liberties.