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Iranian government heightened its systematic targeting of religious minorities in 2018 – USCIRF

Iranian government heightened its systematic targeting of religious minorities in 2018 – USCIRF

Embed from Getty Images Iran remains among the world’s most egregious violators of religious freedom, according to the 20th annual […]

US Commission on International Religious Freedom 2019 Annual Report

US Commission on International Religious Freedom 2019 Annual Report

Iran remains among the world’s most egregious violators of religious freedom, according to the 20th annual report of the US […]

16 Bushehr converts face prison as appeals fail

16 Bushehr converts face prison as appeals fail

Sixteen converts to Christianity in the southwestern city of Bushehr are facing time in prison after their convictions were upheld […]

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 […]