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Karaj Christians released on bail

Karaj Christians released on bail

Eight Christians arrested at a house-church in Karaj in August have been released on bail. Esmaeil Falahati, Hayedeh Shadnia, Shahin […]

Eight arrested at Karaj house church

Eight arrested at Karaj house church

At least eight members of a house-church in Karaj were arrested earlier this month during a raid by plainclothes intelligence […]

Homayoun Shokouhi released after more than three years in prison

Homayoun Shokouhi released after more than three years in prison

Christian prisoner Esmail (Homayoun) Shokouhi was yesterday released after 40 months in Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz. Homayoun was arrested […]

Farshid Fathi’s appeal against extra sentence rejected

Farshid Fathi’s appeal against extra sentence rejected

Christian prisoner of conscience Farshid Fathi’s appeal against an extra year in prison has been rejected. The Christian convert was […]

Isfahan converts lose appeals against jail sentences

Isfahan converts lose appeals against jail sentences

Thirteen converts to Christianity have lost their appeals against one-year jail sentences and two-year travel bans. The verdict was recorded […]

Behnam Irani’s parole request rejected

Behnam Irani’s parole request rejected

A Christian prisoner’s request for early release has been rejected. Behnam Irani has been in prison since May 2011 after […]

Ebrahim Firouzi and Sevada Aghasar given five-year sentences

Ebrahim Firouzi and Sevada Aghasar given five-year sentences

Two Christians have been sentenced to five years each in prison for “acting against national security by gathering and collusion”. […]

Converts arrested at Karaj house church

Converts arrested at Karaj house church

At least six converts to Christianity were arrested at a “house church” in Karaj last Friday, 10 April.  Among those […]

Mojtaba Hosseini free after three years in prison

Mojtaba Hosseini free after three years in prison

Christian prisoner of conscience Mojtaba Hosseini has been conditionally released after more than three years in Adel Abad Prison in […]

Rasoul Abdollahi granted conditional release from prison

Rasoul Abdollahi granted conditional release from prison

Rasoul Abdollahi, a Christian prisoner of conscience, has been granted conditional release from Ward 10 of Rajaei Shahr Prison in […]