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EIKO confiscates church property in Karaj

EIKO confiscates church property in Karaj

A church retreat centre in Karaj has been told that it will be confiscated tomorrow by the Executive Headquarters of […]

Christian prisoner denied treatment and in danger of losing all his teeth

Christian prisoner denied treatment and in danger of losing all his teeth

Iranian Christian prisoner Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh needs immediate dental treatment, but officials in Tehran’s Evin Prison are refusing to allow […]

Christian convert Ali Amini arrested in Tabriz

Christian convert Ali Amini arrested in Tabriz

A Christian convert arrested ahead of Christmas in Tabriz, northwest Iran, is still in the city’s central prison, according to […]

Iranian Christians’ appeal hearing postponed

Iranian Christians’ appeal hearing postponed

Yesterday’s appeal hearing for Iranian-Assyrian pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz and Christian converts Amin Afshar-Naderi, Hadi Asgari and Kavian Fallah-Mohammadi was postponed […]

Christians deserve ‘fair and transparent final hearing’ – UN rights experts

Christians deserve ‘fair and transparent final hearing’ – UN rights experts

Four UN human rights experts have called on Iran to ensure three Christians facing between 10 and 15 years in […]

Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh taken to Evin Prison to begin 10-year sentence

Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh taken to Evin Prison to begin 10-year sentence

Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh was today transferred to Evin Prison to begin his 10-year jail sentence for “acting against national security […]

Assyrian Christian Shamiram Issavi sentenced to 5 years in prison

Assyrian Christian Shamiram Issavi sentenced to 5 years in prison

The court hearing on the case of Shamiram Issavi, the wife of the pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz, was held on 6 […]

Mohammad Ali Torabi released on bail

Mohammad Ali Torabi released on bail

Christian convert Mohammad Ali Torabi has been released from Ahvaz Prison on bail of 200 million tomans (around $60,000). Mohammad, […]

10-year prison sentences upheld for four Christians

10-year prison sentences upheld for four Christians

An Iranian court has upheld the ten-year prison sentences given to one Iranian and three Azerbaijani Christians in July.  Nasser […]

Another Christian convert arrested in Dezful

Another Christian convert arrested in Dezful

A second Christian convert has been arrested by intelligence agents in the western city of Dezful, as the crackdown on […]