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US condemns Iran for flogging Christian convert for taking Communion

US condemns Iran for flogging Christian convert for taking Communion

The US State Department has condemned the flogging of Iranian Christian convert Mohammad Reza (Youhan) Omidi for drinking Communion wine.

Iranian Christian convert lashed 80 times for drinking Communion wine

Iranian Christian convert lashed 80 times for drinking Communion wine

Iranian Christian convert Mohammad Reza (Youhan) Omidi was today lashed 80 times for drinking wine as part of Holy Communion. […]

Lawyers and activists call on judiciary to overturn ‘illegal’ adoption ruling against converts

Lawyers and activists call on judiciary to overturn ‘illegal’ adoption ruling against converts

One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, […]

Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert among women prisoners of conscience to describe ‘white torture’

Christian convert Mary Mohammadi is among 12 female current and former prisoners of conscience interviewed as part of a new book on “white torture” inside Iran’s prisons.

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

UN member states express ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s human rights abuses

Forty-seven UN member states signed a joint statement read out at the Human Rights Council in Geneva last week, condemning […]

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

After years in prison and exile, Ebrahim Firouzi cleared of new charges

Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has already spent six years in prison followed by nearly a year in internal exile […]

Christian converts’ adopted child to be removed from their care

Christian converts’ adopted child to be removed from their care

Lydia was just three months old when she was adopted by Iranian Christian converts Sam Khosravi and wife Maryam Falahi. […]

Christian convert released on bail after two months in prison

Christian convert released on bail after two months in prison

An Iranian woman convert to Christianity detained since her arrest at the end of June has finally been released on a reduced bail.

Iranian minorities and activists targeted in ‘large-scale’ hacking operation

Iranian minorities and activists targeted in ‘large-scale’ hacking operation

Two new reports claim to reveal an “ongoing” and “large-scale” hacking operation sponsored by the Iranian regime primarily targeting minorities […]

Expropriation of bishop’s house completed 41 years after confiscation

Expropriation of bishop’s house completed 41 years after confiscation

The bishop’s house in Isfahan – once the seat of the Anglican Church in Iran – was confiscated by an […]