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Convert faces prison for ‘promoting evangelical Christianity’

Convert faces prison for ‘promoting evangelical Christianity’

An Iranian Christian convert is awaiting a summons to begin a nine-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic […]

Christian converts released on condition they stop meeting together

Christian converts released on condition they stop meeting together

Four Christian converts have been released without charge but only after they were ordered to sign commitments to have no further involvement in any Christian activities.

Christian convert given 10-month sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

Christian convert given 10-month sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

An Iranian Christian convert has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”. Hamed Ashoori, […]

Christian converts take appeals to Iran’s Supreme Court

Christian converts take appeals to Iran’s Supreme Court

Iran’s Supreme Court is considering the retrial petitions for two high-profile cases involving Christian converts. The first relates to the […]

‘Prioritise resettlement of persecuted Iranian religious minorities’ – USCIRF

‘Prioritise resettlement of persecuted Iranian religious minorities’ – USCIRF

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has called on the US government to “prioritise” the resettlement of refugees who […]

Four Christian converts arrested in Dezful, others interrogated

Four Christian converts arrested in Dezful, others interrogated

Four Christian converts have been arrested and others summoned for interrogation by intelligence agents in the southwestern city of Dezful.

‘Let’s change the narrative’ – religious freedom advocates agree collaboration is key

‘Let’s change the narrative’ – religious freedom advocates agree collaboration is key

Religious-freedom advocates from different minority groups were united on the need for increased collaboration during a compelling live discussion on […]

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert Majidreza Souzanchi has been released after more than three years in prison.

Irish MP raises concerns over Tehran Christians’ prison summons for house-church membership

Irish MP raises concerns over Tehran Christians’ prison summons for house-church membership

A member of the Irish parliament has formally raised concerns over the recent summons to prison of a Christian couple in Tehran for belonging to a house-church.

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

A Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been summoned to begin their prison sentences for belonging […]