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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 […]

Pastor Robert Asseriyan released

Pastor Robert Asseriyan released

Pastor Robert Asseriyan, a leader of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Tehran, was released from Evin Prison yesterday. […]

Shiraz converts jailed for over three years

Shiraz converts jailed for over three years

Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz has sentenced four Christian converts to three years and eight months […]

Iranian church council condemns threats against Tehran church

Iranian church council condemns threats against Tehran church

Pastor Edward Hovsepian, who oversees a collection of Iranian out-of-country churches called the Council of United Iranian Churches, or Hamgaam […]

AOG closure could ‘set precedent’ for all Persian-language churches

AOG closure could ‘set precedent’ for all Persian-language churches

The Superintendent of the Assemblies of God denomination in the US has called on Christians to “earnestly pray” for the […]

Tehran pastor arrested during church service

Tehran pastor arrested during church service

One of the leaders of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Tehran, Robert Asseriyan, was arrested today while leading […]

Tehran church faces threat of complete closure

Tehran church faces threat of complete closure

The leaders of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Tehran have invited church members to a meeting next Sunday, […]