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Zoroastrian allowed back on to Yazd City Council

Zoroastrian allowed back on to Yazd City Council

A Zoroastrian will be allowed to take up his position as head of Yazd City Council after Iran’s Expediency Council […]

Rasht Christians violently arrested

Rasht Christians violently arrested

On Sunday morning, 22 July, plainclothes officers attacked the Rasht home of “Church of Iran” pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, and, after […]

Pastor’s son sentenced to 4 months in prison

Pastor’s son sentenced to 4 months in prison

Ramil Bet-Tamraz, son of pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz and Shamiram Issavi, has been sentenced to four months’ imprisonment for engaging in […]

Daughter of convicted pastor speaks out at UN

Daughter of convicted pastor speaks out at UN

Today the daughter of an Iranian pastor sentenced to ten years in prison has spoken out at the United Nations […]

Aziz Majidzadeh released on bail from Evin Prison

Aziz Majidzadeh released on bail from Evin Prison

Christian convert Aziz Majidzadeh was today released on bail from Evin Prison, pending the formation of formal charges against him. […]

USCIRF: Religious freedom conditions ‘deteriorate’ in Iran

USCIRF: Religious freedom conditions ‘deteriorate’ in Iran

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has cited Iran among the main contributing countries towards an “ongoing downward trend” […]

Hadi Asgari released on bail after 19 months’ detention

Hadi Asgari released on bail after 19 months’ detention

Christian convert Hadi Asgari was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison on bail today, 19 months after his arrest. His bail […]

Arrest and continued detention of Christian convert Aziz Majidzadeh

Arrest and continued detention of Christian convert Aziz Majidzadeh

According to Article18’s sources, Christian convert Aziz Majidzadeh is still being detained, 40 days after his arrest near the city […]

Christian prisoner denied treatment and in danger of losing all his teeth

Christian prisoner denied treatment and in danger of losing all his teeth

Iranian Christian prisoner Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh needs immediate dental treatment, but officials in Tehran’s Evin Prison are refusing to allow […]

Revolutionary Court denies Christian bail

Revolutionary Court denies Christian bail

Nineteen months since the arrest of Hadi Asgari, judicial authorities are still refusing to allow him to go out on […]