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Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert Mary Mohammadi is among 12 female current and former prisoners of conscience interviewed as part of a new book on “white torture” inside Iran’s prisons.

Reflections on the start of the school year for those deprived of education

Reflections on the start of the school year for those deprived of education

Iranian Christian convert Mary Mohammadi poetically describes the immense impact of deprivation of education and how it feels for those like her to see children and students begin another academic year without them.

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

Forty-seven UN member states signed a joint statement read out at the Human Rights Council in Geneva last week, condemning […]

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has already spent six years in prison followed by nearly a year in internal exile […]

Remembering Ravanbaksh, the ‘soul giver’

Remembering Ravanbaksh, the ‘soul giver’

At 6am on 28 September 1996, Christian convert Mohammad Bagher Yusefi (known as “Ravanbaksh”, or “soul giver”) left his home […]

Victor Bet-Tamraz reflects on 10-year sentence that forced him out of Iran

Victor Bet-Tamraz reflects on 10-year sentence that forced him out of Iran

Iranian-Assyrian pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz has spoken exclusively to Article18 about how his years of service to the Church in Iran […]

Christian converts’ adopted child to be removed from their care

Christian converts’ adopted child to be removed from their care

Lydia was just three months old when she was adopted by Iranian Christian converts Sam Khosravi and wife Maryam Falahi. […]

Christian convert released on bail after two months in prison

Christian convert released on bail after two months in prison

An Iranian woman convert to Christianity detained since her arrest at the end of June has finally been released on a reduced bail.

Iranian minorities and activists targeted in ‘large-scale’ hacking operation

Iranian minorities and activists targeted in ‘large-scale’ hacking operation

Two new reports claim to reveal an “ongoing” and “large-scale” hacking operation sponsored by the Iranian regime primarily targeting minorities […]

Expropriation of bishop’s house completed 41 years after confiscation

Expropriation of bishop’s house completed 41 years after confiscation

The bishop’s house in Isfahan – once the seat of the Anglican Church in Iran – was confiscated by an […]