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Armenian Christian enjoys Easter break from prison

Armenian Christian enjoys Easter break from prison

An Iranian-Armenian Christian serving a five-year jail sentence for “acting against national security through house-church activities” was permitted temporary leave […]

Religious minority representatives defend Revolutionary Guard ‘terrorists’

Religious minority representatives defend Revolutionary Guard ‘terrorists’

After the USA designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a “terrorist group”, representatives of Iran’s ethnic religious minorities in the Islamic Consultative […]

Bahram Nasibov, Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov and Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh

Bahram Nasibov, Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov and Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh

Case referenced by Article18, Middle East Concern, Mohabat News, World Watch Monitor Summary On 24 June 2016, Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh, […]

Saheb Fadaee, Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammad Ali Mossayebzadeh and Mohammad Reza Omidi

Saheb Fadaee, Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammad Ali Mossayebzadeh and Mohammad Reza Omidi

This case study was used as part of a UK government-funded report into the persecution of Christians worldwide. The case […]

Persecution of Christians in Iran – Dr. Sara Afshari

Persecution of Christians in Iran – Dr. Sara Afshari

Dr. Sara Afshari provided this testimony at Westminster Abbey on Monday 8 April to members of an independent review team […]

Oral evidence on Iran: Article18’s Mansour Borji

Oral evidence on Iran: Article18’s Mansour Borji

Article18’s Advocacy Director, Mansour Borji, gave the following testimony at Westminster Abbey on Monday 8 April to members of an […]

Hadi Asgari, Shamiram Issavi, Victor Bet-Tamraz and Amin Afshar-Naderi

Hadi Asgari, Shamiram Issavi, Victor Bet-Tamraz and Amin Afshar-Naderi

This case study was used as part of a UK government-funded report into the persecution of Christians worldwide. The case involves four Christians […]

Revolutionary Court trials ‘unfair in almost all cases’ – jailed rights lawyer

Revolutionary Court trials ‘unfair in almost all cases’ – jailed rights lawyer

Jailed human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has published an open letter from Evin Prison claiming the verdicts issued by Iran’s Revolutionary Courts […]

Article18 calls for ‘full enjoyment’ of religious freedom in UPR submission

Article18 calls for ‘full enjoyment’ of religious freedom in UPR submission

Article18 has partnered with two fellow advocacy organisations to submit recommendations on Iran to the 34th Universal Periodic Review (UPR) […]

UK’s controversial rejection of convert’s asylum claim ‘needs thorough investigation’

UK’s controversial rejection of convert’s asylum claim ‘needs thorough investigation’

The UK’s immigration service has come under fire for using verses from the Bible to contradict the claims of an […]