An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been told to expect a summons any day […]
Article18 has joined 38 other rights groups in calling for the renewal of the mandate of the UN’s special rapporteur […]
The UK’s permanent representative to the UN has called on Iran to end its “persistent” discrimination and persecution of religious […]
The UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions has condemned Iran for “multiple human rights violations” in the downing last year of Ukrainian passenger plane PS752 and response to subsequent protests.
Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has been released on bail after nearly three weeks in detention. The 34-year-old, who has […]
Fr Dominique Mathieu, 57, was consecrated last week as archbishop of the Tehran-Isfahan archdiocese – one of the smallest in the world, with just six parishes and an estimated 2,000-6,000 members.
Mohammad Ali (Yasser) Mossayebzadeh, who was serving a 10-year sentence as a result of his membership of a house-church, has been granted conditional release from prison.
The UN’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled that the Iranian government is guilty of arbitrarily detaining Christian pastor […]
The Council of United Iranian Churches (Hamgaam) has called on the Iranian authorities to “immediately and unconditionally” release Christian convert […]
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has signed into law two controversial amendments to the Penal Code, which it is feared will be used to further clamp down on unrecognised religious minorities, including Christian converts.