An appeals court in the southwestern Iranian city of Bushehr has upheld the one-year prison sentences given to three Christian converts for “propagating against the Islamic Republic through promoting Christianity”.
An Iranian news agency linked to the Revolutionary Guard Corps has reported the arrest of a “network” of Christians in “several provinces” for “creating moral deviations” and “promoting [religious] conversion”.
Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi has been arrested again – this time for alleged “improper” hijab – and continues […]
Iran has denied systematically persecuting Christians, in response to a formal enquiry by six senior UN rights experts.
Iran has risen to eighth place in the latest annual listing of the 50 countries in which the persecution of […]
More details have emerged of the harsh treatment of four Christian converts sentenced in October to a combined 35 years […]
There are renewed fears over a parliamentary bill that threatens to facilitate the further repression of Iran’s religious minorities.
The US State Department has re-designated Iran as a “Country of Particular Concern” for “engaging in or tolerating systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom”.
Article18 has joined 36 other rights group in calling on UN member states to ratify the recently adopted resolution on […]
Iran’s religious minorities are today facing the greatest threat to their existence since the 1979 revolution, according to one expert.