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Iran remains among world’s worst violators of religious freedom – USCIRF

Iran remains among world’s worst violators of religious freedom – USCIRF

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has once again listed Iran among the world’s worst violators of religious freedom. […]

Mary Mohammadi given suspended prison sentence and lashes

Mary Mohammadi given suspended prison sentence and lashes

Twenty-one-year-old Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi has been sentenced to three months plus one day in prison, and ten […]

‘Immediately release prisoners of conscience to prevent humanitarian disaster’

‘Immediately release prisoners of conscience to prevent humanitarian disaster’

The Council of United Iranian Churches (Hamgaam) has called on Iran to immediately release all prisoners of conscience to “prevent […]

UN experts call for release of all prisoners of conscience

UN experts call for release of all prisoners of conscience

A group of UN human rights experts have called on Iran to release all prisoners of conscience, in line with […]

Iranian referee asked if he’d converted to Christianity after officiating at ‘Armenian Olympics’

Iranian referee asked if he’d converted to Christianity after officiating at ‘Armenian Olympics’

A top-level Iranian football referee has revealed that he was asked if he had converted to Christianity because he officiated […]

Imprisoned Iranian Christian says people praying for him are ‘sharing my burdens’

Imprisoned Iranian Christian says people praying for him are ‘sharing my burdens’

An Iranian Christian convert serving a 10-year prison sentence for his membership of a Tehran house-church has written a letter […]

Easter release for Iranian Christian convert

Easter release for Iranian Christian convert

Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri has been told she does not need to return to prison to complete her […]

Christian convert, 62, released from prison, leave extended for two others

Christian convert, 62, released from prison, leave extended for two others

A 62-year-old Iranian woman convert to Christianity has been told she does not need to return to prison to complete […]

UK accepts ‘real risk’ of persecution for ‘ordinary’ Iranian Christians

UK accepts ‘real risk’ of persecution for ‘ordinary’ Iranian Christians

Embed from Getty Images The UK’s new guidelines for asylum cases involving Iranian Christian converts acknowledge there is a “real […]

Iranian Christians denied furloughs even though retrials underway

Iranian Christians denied furloughs even though retrials underway

Four Iranian Christians serving ten-year sentences in Tehran’s Evin Prison are being denied temporary release even though their requests for […]