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Shiraz converts jailed for over three years

Shiraz converts jailed for over three years

Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz has sentenced four Christian converts to three years and eight months […]

Iranian church council condemns threats against Tehran church

Iranian church council condemns threats against Tehran church

Pastor Edward Hovsepian, who oversees a collection of Iranian out-of-country churches called the Council of United Iranian Churches, or Hamgaam […]

AOG closure could ‘set precedent’ for all Persian-language churches

AOG closure could ‘set precedent’ for all Persian-language churches

Security forces in Iran arrested pastor Robert Asserian on Tuesday after disrupting a morning prayer service in progress at Central […]

Tehran pastor arrested during church service

Tehran pastor arrested during church service

One of the leaders of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Tehran, Robert Asseriyan, was arrested today while leading […]

Shiraz Christians still ‘in jail and uncertainty’

Shiraz Christians still ‘in jail and uncertainty’

Article18’s Advocacy Director, Mansour Borji, has spoken to Radio Farda’s Fred Petrossian about the situation of four Christian prisoners in […]

Severe concern about health of imprisoned pastor

Severe concern about health of imprisoned pastor

Article18’s Advocacy Director, Mansour Borji, has expressed his concern about the physical condition of imprisoned church leader Behnam Irani. “Various […]

Ahvaz Christians arrested ahead of Christmas

Ahvaz Christians arrested ahead of Christmas

The pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Ahvaz has been detained, alongside his wife and two church members, […]

Yousef Nadarkhani sentenced to death for apostasy

Yousef Nadarkhani sentenced to death for apostasy

Christian convert Yousef Nadarkhani has been sentenced to death for apostasy. Just one Christian leader has been executed for apostasy […]

Pastor Hussein Soodmand remembered, 20 years after his hanging

Pastor Hussein Soodmand remembered, 20 years after his hanging

Twenty years since the hanging of Iranian pastor Hussein Soodmand, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, 4 December, […]