An Anglican minister who fled Iran six years ago because of constant harassment by intelligence agents and multiple arrests has […]
Three Christian converts facing up to 10 years in prison for alleged “deviant propaganda” and ties with foreign organisations have […]
Two of the nine Christian converts cleared by a Supreme Court judge of “acting against national security” have now been charged with “propaganda against the state”.
The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Iran has reiterated his “concern” at the regime’s “continued repression of religious minorities”, including arresting Christians “for the practice of their beliefs”.
Three Christian converts from the northern city of Rasht have been summoned to begin serving prison sentences of between two […]
The “heroic act” of converting to any other religion than Islam was the central talking point in yesterday’s webinar on […]
Ali Shahvari was detained for a year, including two months in solitary confinement, following his second arrest for his Christian […]
My name is Ali Shahvari, and I was born in Tehran in 1968. After I became a Christian, I changed my name from Ali to Iman [which means “faith”], and everyone has called me by that name since then.
Three Christian converts from the northern city of Rasht are the latest to be charged under last year’s controversial amendments to Article 500 of the penal code, and could now face up to 10 years in prison.
A group of Christian converts cleared of any wrongdoing in November are now being forced to undertake “re-education” classes in the Islamic faith.