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‘Let’s change the narrative’ – religious freedom advocates agree collaboration is key

‘Let’s change the narrative’ – religious freedom advocates agree collaboration is key

Religious-freedom advocates from different minority groups were united on the need for increased collaboration during a compelling live discussion on […]

The American pastor who moved back to Iran during the 1979 revolution

The American pastor who moved back to Iran during the 1979 revolution

When Tat Stewart, the son of Presbyterian medical missionaries, returned to Iran, it was the summer of 1979 and the revolution, in Tat’s words, was in “full bloom”.

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert Majidreza Souzanchi has been released after more than three years in prison.

Irish MP raises concerns over Tehran Christians’ prison summons for house-church membership

Irish MP raises concerns over Tehran Christians’ prison summons for house-church membership

A member of the Irish parliament has formally raised concerns over the recent summons to prison of a Christian couple in Tehran for belonging to a house-church.

The impact of ‘white torture’ on Iranian Christians

The impact of ‘white torture’ on Iranian Christians

Article18’s Mansour Borji describes the deep and long-lasting negative impacts of “white torture” on Iranian Christian prisoners of conscience.

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

A Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been summoned to begin their prison sentences for belonging […]

Christian prisoner of conscience’s Nowruz poem

Christian prisoner of conscience’s Nowruz poem

Iranian Christian prisoner of conscience Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh has written a poem on the occasion of the Persian New Year, […]

‘The worst thing that can happen for a prisoner is that feeling of being forgotten’

‘The worst thing that can happen for a prisoner is that feeling of being forgotten’

Among the many challenges Iranian Christians face following arrest are the various cunning techniques used by interrogators in an attempt to sow seeds of distrust between them and their fellow house-church members.

For Iranian Christian refugees, limbo in Turkey can lead to danger

For Iranian Christian refugees, limbo in Turkey can lead to danger

Esmaeil Falahati’s case shows how the fates of asylum-seekers—often Christians—have become subject to Turkish officials sometimes unsympathetic with their plight, and the repercussions of countries closing their borders to refugees.

Iranian Christian convert with Parkinson’s disease faces prison

Iranian Christian convert with Parkinson’s disease faces prison

An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been told to expect a summons any day […]