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Christian converts summoned to begin prison sentences for ‘deviant propaganda’

Christian converts summoned to begin prison sentences for ‘deviant propaganda’

Three Christian converts have been summoned to begin three-year prison sentences for “engaging in propaganda that educates in a deviant way contrary to the holy religion of Islam”.

Christian converts’ property returned after six-month wait

Christian converts’ property returned after six-month wait

Four Christian converts whose property was confiscated from them by the intelligence agents who raided their homes more than six months ago have finally had it returned to them.

UN told: ‘Don’t forget Iran’s persecuted Christians’

UN told: ‘Don’t forget Iran’s persecuted Christians’

Article18 has partnered with seven other organisations to ask two senior UN figures not to forget Iran’s persecuted Christians in future reports about the human rights situation in the country.

Christian prisoners of conscience ask: ‘Where can I worship after I’m released?’

Christian prisoners of conscience ask: ‘Where can I worship after I’m released?’

Three Iranian Christians serving long prison sentences for their membership of a house-church have written a joint letter and recorded video statements, asking where they should worship once they are released.

Christian convert denied parole – he never applied for it

Christian convert denied parole – he never applied for it

An Iranian Christian convert who has spent more than three years in Tehran’s Evin Prison for leading a house-church was […]

Intelligence agents refuse to return Christians’ belongings

Intelligence agents refuse to return Christians’ belongings

Four Iranian Christian converts are growing increasingly frustrated by intelligence agents’ continued refusal to return personal belongings confiscated from them […]

Christians summoned to Tehran prosecutor for final defence

Christians summoned to Tehran prosecutor for final defence

Five Iranian Christians who were among dozens arrested during coordinated raids on house-churches in three cities last year were summoned on Saturday to give their final defence before a Tehran prosecutor.

Christian convert refused parole again despite assurances

Christian convert refused parole again despite assurances

Christian prisoner of conscience Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh has for the second time this year been refused conditional release, or even […]

‘Appeasement is approval,’ says Iranian Christian rights activist

‘Appeasement is approval,’ says Iranian Christian rights activist

An Iranian Christian convert now living in Sweden who has helped organise numerous protests over the past year has warned […]

Christian convert released on bail after month’s incommunicado detention

Christian convert released on bail after month’s incommunicado detention

A Christian convert detained incommunicado for almost a month following his arrest by agents of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has […]