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‘Appeasement is approval,’ says Iranian Christian rights activist

‘Appeasement is approval,’ says Iranian Christian rights activist

An Iranian Christian convert now living in Sweden who has helped organise numerous protests over the past year has warned […]

Christian convert released on bail after month’s incommunicado detention

Christian convert released on bail after month’s incommunicado detention

A Christian convert detained incommunicado for almost a month following his arrest by agents of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has […]

Christian converts and pastors ‘equally mistrusted’ by German immigration service – report

Christian converts and pastors ‘equally mistrusted’ by German immigration service – report

A new report by a Christian charity in Germany is highly critical of its immigration service for failing to recognise […]

Christian convert arrested three weeks ago still detained, incommunicado

Christian convert arrested three weeks ago still detained, incommunicado

There are concerns over the wellbeing of a Christian convert, whose whereabouts remain unknown more than three weeks after his […]

New arrests and threats as pressure increases on Rasht Christians

New arrests and threats as pressure increases on Rasht Christians

Three Christian converts were arrested last night in the northern city of Rasht, in the latest blow to the beleaguered Christian community there.

Iranian Christian among prisoners to be ‘adopted’ by UK parliamentarians

Iranian Christian among prisoners to be ‘adopted’ by UK parliamentarians

Iranian Christian Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh will be one of the first four prisoners of conscience to be “adopted” by UK […]

Christian convert given leave from prison

Christian convert given leave from prison

Christian convert Hamed Ashouri has been released on leave from prison. Article18 understands that the 31-year-old, who is serving a […]

Christian converts’ sentences reduced but appeals rejected

Christian converts’ sentences reduced but appeals rejected

Three Christian converts were informed today that their appeals against five-year prison sentences have been rejected, but their sentences reduced […]

Intelligence agents ‘refusing to return Christians’ property’

Intelligence agents ‘refusing to return Christians’ property’

Intelligence agents in the southwestern city of Dezful are reportedly refusing to hand back the personal belongings of four Christian […]

Christian convert fitted with electronic tag

Christian convert fitted with electronic tag

Christian convert Reza Zaeemi was yesterday released from prison, on the condition he wears an electronic tag for the remainder […]