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Shamiram Issavi’s appeal postponed until after Nowruz

Shamiram Issavi’s appeal postponed until after Nowruz

Shamiram Issavi’s appeal against her five-year jail sentence for “acting against national security” was postponed after a hearing today at […]

Iranian leaders sending their children abroad ‘troubling’ – US secretary of state

Iranian leaders sending their children abroad ‘troubling’ – US secretary of state

The US secretary of state has highlighted the hypocrisy of top Iranian officials sending their children to schools in America […]

Convert taken to Evin Prison, threatened with 10-year sentence

Convert taken to Evin Prison, threatened with 10-year sentence

A Tehrani woman who converted to Christianity has been told she could face a ten-year prison sentence for “disturbing public […]

Three Christians arrested at Yousef Nadarkhani’s church

Three Christians arrested at Yousef Nadarkhani’s church

Three Christians standing in for the imprisoned pastor Yousef Nadarkhani in leading services in their church in Rasht have been […]

Convert, 64, charged with ‘insulting sacred Iranian establishment’

Convert, 64, charged with ‘insulting sacred Iranian establishment’

Sixty-four-year-old Iranian Christian convert Ismaeil Maghrebinejad has been released on bail after being charged with “propaganda against the state and […]

Convert forced to receive religious ‘instruction’ from Islamic cleric

Convert forced to receive religious ‘instruction’ from Islamic cleric

A 65-year-old woman who converted to Christianity has been forced to visit an Islamic cleric to receive religious “instruction” and […]

UK launches review into persecution of Christians globally

UK launches review into persecution of Christians globally

The UK government today launched an independent review into the persecution of Christians globally. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the […]

Christian convert’s jail sentence reduced on appeal

Christian convert’s jail sentence reduced on appeal

An Iranian Christian convert sentenced last year to five years in prison for “membership of an evangelical group and conducting […]

Iranian who converted 40 years ago arrested in Shiraz

Iranian who converted 40 years ago arrested in Shiraz

An Iranian who converted to Christianity nearly 40 years ago was arrested in Shiraz on Friday morning by plainclothes officers […]

Convert, 26, arrested during violent raid on Isfahan home

Convert, 26, arrested during violent raid on Isfahan home

A 26-year-old convert to Christianity was arrested following a violent raid on his home in Isfahan last week, Article18 can […]