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Saeed Abedini beaten in hospital then taken back to prison

Saeed Abedini beaten in hospital then taken back to prison

Christian prisoner Saeed Abedini, who has been receiving hospital treatment for two months, was beaten before he was taken back […]

Mohammad Reza Partovi granted conditional release

Mohammad Reza Partovi granted conditional release

One of four Christian converts detained in Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison for over two years has been granted conditional release. […]

Health concerns for Vahid Hakkani as hunger strike goes on

Health concerns for Vahid Hakkani as hunger strike goes on

After more than 36 days, imprisoned Christian convert Vahid Hakkani’s hunger strike continues.  Vahid is protesting against the verdicts issued […]

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 […]

Four converts arrested in Karaj

Four converts arrested in Karaj

Four Christian converts – Sara Rahimi Nejad, Majid Sheidaei, Mostafa Nadri and George Issaian – were arrested by plainclothes security […]

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 […]

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 […]