Iran’s Supreme Court has agreed that an ethnic Armenian pastor serving a 10-year prison sentence for holding church services in […]
A church of huge significance for Iranian Christians is set to be sold by an organisation headed by Iran’s Supreme […]
A prominent Shia cleric has bemoaned how the younger generation of Iranians are leaving Shia Islam for other faiths, including Christianity, and said he views it as his responsibility to “bring them back”.
A fifth convert has been released as part of the mass pardoning of political prisoners, while there are reports two […]
Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who was released on Sunday after nearly five years’ arbitrary detention in Tehran’s Evin Prison, has shared a letter he wrote on the day of his release.
An Iranian pastor once sentenced to death for his “apostasy” has been “pardoned” and released after nearly five years in […]
A third Christian convert was among the prisoners pardoned and released earlier this month, Article18 can now confirm. Mehdi Rokhparvar, […]
Parsa’s story is different from a lot of other Iranian Christians who have experienced persecution. For most, the primary source […]
My name is Ali Mostafaei, known as Parsa. I was born in June 1991 in Shahriar, Tehran, to a religious family. When my father found out I had become a Christian, he beat me up and kicked me out of the house.
A second convert serving a long prison sentence for being part of a house-church has been released as part of […]