Two officially registered churches in Tehran have been told they can no longer conduct services in the Persian language, nor […]
The pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Ahvaz has been detained, alongside his wife and two church members, […]
I am Danial Shahri. I was born on 10 November, 1990, in a Christian family in Isfahan. My parents are both blind and converted to Christianity from Islam. I was a student in Iran and was active in a “house church” in Isfahan.
Six converts from Islam have been acquitted of “apostasy”, “blasphemy” and “acting against national security” but sentenced to a year […]
Scores of Christians in Tehran and other cities have been arrested in recent daysas part of a mass operation by agents of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence.
Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, a convert from a Muslim background, has been sentenced to death for “apostasy”. Just one Christian leader […]
Twenty years since the hanging of Iranian pastor Hossein Soodmand, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, 4 December, […]
A number of reports have reached Article18 in recent days of the release on bail of several Christians, as well […]
The European Union has expressed concern over the Iranian parliament’s decision to pass a bill that would classify apostasy as a crime punishable by death.
A German bishop has condemned the passing through parliament of a bill that would prescribe the death penalty for apostasy from Islam, calling it “totally unacceptable”.