Iran has risen to eighth place in the latest annual listing of the 50 countries in which the persecution of […]
More details have emerged of the harsh treatment of four Christian converts sentenced in October to a combined 35 years […]
There are renewed fears over a parliamentary bill that threatens to facilitate the further repression of Iran’s religious minorities.
The US State Department has re-designated Iran as a “Country of Particular Concern” for “engaging in or tolerating systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom”.
Article18 has joined 36 other rights group in calling on UN member states to ratify the recently adopted resolution on […]
Iran’s religious minorities are today facing the greatest threat to their existence since the 1979 revolution, according to one expert.
Two Iranian Christian converts have overturned on appeal a combined 10-year prison sentence for their leadership of a house-church.
The UN’s General Assembly has passed a resolution expressing “serious concerns” about the situation of human rights in Iran, including “severe limitations” and “increasing restrictions” on religious freedom.
Four Christian converts have been sentenced to a combined 35 years in prison. Mehdi Akbari, Fatemeh Sharifi and Simin Soheilinia […]
Despite international condemnation of the recent flogging of an Iranian Christian convert for drinking Communion wine, a second convert has now received the same punishment.