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The Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s chief instrument of repression

The Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s chief instrument of repression

In the wake of the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani, Article18 explains how his Revolutionary Guard Corps became one of […]

Iran bulldozes grave of pastor executed for apostasy

Iran bulldozes grave of pastor executed for apostasy

The grave of the only Iranian Christian to have been executed on official charges of apostasy has been demolished. The […]

Pastor’s son summoned to begin jail sentence

Pastor’s son summoned to begin jail sentence

The son of an Assyrian-Iranian couple facing years in prison for their Christian activities has been summoned to serve his […]

Converts begin six-month jail sentences

Converts begin six-month jail sentences

Three Christian converts have begun six-month jail sentences after they were convicted earlier this year of “propaganda against the system through promoting […]

Iranian Christian activist kicked out of university

Iranian Christian activist kicked out of university

An Iranian Christian woman who converted to Christianity as a teenager has been kicked out of her Tehran university without […]

US to Iran: ‘Allow Christians to worship in peace this Christmas’

US to Iran: ‘Allow Christians to worship in peace this Christmas’

Senior US officials have called on Iran to allow Christians to “worship in peace” this Christmas. The US Ambassador at […]

‘Human rights defenders are trying to give Iran a good name’

‘Human rights defenders are trying to give Iran a good name’

An Iranian pastor who fled the country after being threatened with death for apostasy says Iran should “remember that human […]

Iranian news site reports arrest of Christian evangelist

Iranian news site reports arrest of Christian evangelist

A local news site in an Iranian city near the Azerbaijan border has reported the arrest of a Christian evangelist. […]

Article18 calls on UN to condemn Iran’s ‘grave’ human rights abuses

Article18 calls on UN to condemn Iran’s ‘grave’ human rights abuses

Article18 has joined with other rights groups to call on the UN General Assembly to publicly condemn Iran for “grave […]

40 years since constitution enshrined discrimination along religious lines

40 years since constitution enshrined discrimination along religious lines

The constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran was ratified 40 years ago this week, enshrining discrimination along religious lines.