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Good Friday arrests in Tehran

Good Friday arrests in Tehran

Seven Christians were arrested at a house church in southern Tehran on Good Friday. The seven have been named as […]

Christian convert Vahid Hakkani goes on hunger strike

Christian convert Vahid Hakkani goes on hunger strike

Christian prisoner Vahid Hakkani has gone on hunger strike after his request for conditional release was rejected. He is also […]

Pastor’s wife Shahnaz Jizan released from prison

Pastor’s wife Shahnaz Jizan released from prison

Shahnaz Jizan, the wife of Ahvaz Assemblies of God Church pastor Farhad Sabokrooh, was released from prison today.  The couple […]

Third Ahvaz Christian released from prison

Third Ahvaz Christian released from prison

Ahvaz Assemblies of God church member Davoud Alijani has been released after 257 days in Karoun Prison. Davoud was arrested […]

Convert sentenced to one year in prison

Convert sentenced to one year in prison

Christian convert Hossein Saketi Aramsari has been sentenced to one year in prison for “promoting Christianity”. Hossein, who is known […]

Four converts arrested in Karaj

Four converts arrested in Karaj

Four Christian converts were arrested by plainclothes security officers in Fardis, Karaj on Tuesday, according to the International Campaign for […]

Persian speakers banned from Tehran church

Persian speakers banned from Tehran church

St. Peter’s Evangelical Church in Tehran has been forced to ban Persian-speaking Christians from its services. Pastor Sergis Benjamin, speaking […]

Five Christians arrested on Christmas Day

Five Christians arrested on Christmas Day

Five Christians have been arrested as they celebrated Christmas together at a “house church” in eastern Tehran. Ahmad Bazyar, Faegheh […]

Farshid Fathi: We are celebrating the birth of Christ in prison

Farshid Fathi: We are celebrating the birth of Christ in prison

Christian prisoner Farshid Fathi has published a letter from Evin Prison on the third anniversary of his arrest, saying he […]

Retired pastor sentenced to three and a half years in prison

Retired pastor sentenced to three and a half years in prison

Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran has sentenced Vruir Avanessian, retired pastor of the Assemblies of God […]