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Retired American pastor arrested for protesting outside Evin Prison

Retired American pastor arrested for protesting outside Evin Prison

A retired American pastor has been arrested by security forces after peacefully protesting outside Evin Prison against the arbitrary detention […]

Arrested Christians taken to Evin Prison

Arrested Christians taken to Evin Prison

Two Christians from Tehran arrested almost two months ago are in Ward 209 of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, Article18 understands. […]

Christians lose appeals against jail sentences in Shiraz

Christians lose appeals against jail sentences in Shiraz

An appeals court in Shiraz today upheld the prison sentences of four Christian converts. In June, after already spending eight […]

Maryam Naghash Zargaran loses appeal against four-year sentence

Maryam Naghash Zargaran loses appeal against four-year sentence

Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran has lost her appeal against a four-year sentence for “propaganda activities against the Islamic Republic and […]

Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran taken to hospital

Christian prisoner Maryam Naghash Zargaran taken to hospital

Maryam Naghash Zargaran has been transferred to Tehran’s Modarres Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. The Christian convert, who […]

Christian converts among political prisoners released from Evin

Christian converts among political prisoners released from Evin

Christian converts Maryam Jalili and Mitra Rahmati are among more than a dozen political prisoners to have been released on […]

Three Christian converts still detained month after arrest

Three Christian converts still detained month after arrest

Three Christian converts arrested last month in the north-western city of Tabriz remain in detention. Farshid Modares, Mohammad Reza Piri […]

Convert Mostafa Bordbar sentenced to 10 years in prison

Convert Mostafa Bordbar sentenced to 10 years in prison

Christian convert Mostafa Bordbar has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for “gathering with intent to commit crimes against Iranian […]

Eight converts given prison sentences in Shiraz

Eight converts given prison sentences in Shiraz

The Revolutionary Court in Shiraz on Tuesday 16 July handed heavy jail sentences to eight members of the “Church of […]

Ebrahim Firouzi sentenced to jail and exile

Ebrahim Firouzi sentenced to jail and exile

Ebrahim Firouzi, a Christian convert and prisoner of conscience, has been sentenced to one year in prison followed by two […]