Second convert released as part of Islamic Republic anniversary celebrations

Second convert released as part of Islamic Republic anniversary celebrations

A second convert serving a long prison sentence for being part of a house-church has been released as part of […]

Rights violations against Christians in the year of the new revolution

Rights violations against Christians in the year of the new revolution

Article18 today releases its fifth joint annual report on “Rights Violations against Christians in Iran”, with partner organisations CSW, Middle […]

#Place2Worship campaigner released after nearly five years in prison

#Place2Worship campaigner released after nearly five years in prison

An Iranian convert jailed for “acting against national security by organising house-churches and promoting ‘Zionist’ Christianity” has been “pardoned” after nearly five years in Tehran’s Evin Prison.

‘We refugees already have enough difficulties. The earthquake has added to that’

‘We refugees already have enough difficulties. The earthquake has added to that’

Iranian Christian refugees have been among those affected by the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

Wife of imprisoned pastor charged with ‘disturbing public opinion’

Wife of imprisoned pastor charged with ‘disturbing public opinion’

The wife of a pastor serving a six-year prison sentence for “propagating Christianity” now faces her own charges of “propaganda […]

Refugees given new hope with launch of US sponsorship scheme

Refugees given new hope with launch of US sponsorship scheme

The hundreds of Iranian Christian refugees stuck in countries like Turkey have been given fresh hope with the launch of […]

‘Iran ostracises and silences Assyrians and Armenians who speak out’

‘Iran ostracises and silences Assyrians and Armenians who speak out’

The daughter of Iranian-Assyrian church leaders who were forced to flee Iran has sought to explain the “very strong contrast” between Christians like her parents and those who make public statements in support of the regime.

Iranian Christian asylum seekers caught up in Turkey’s deportation drive

Iranian Christian asylum seekers caught up in Turkey’s deportation drive

Article18 has received firsthand testimonies from five Iranian Christian refugee families who have been arrested in Turkey in recent weeks and taken to “removal centres”, where they have been detained and threatened with deportation.

Son of murdered pastor releases film in response to Iran executions

Son of murdered pastor releases film in response to Iran executions

The son of a murdered Iranian pastor has produced a short film in protest against state executions in Iran. Joseph […]

Converts among women prisoners to ‘say “no” to executions’

Converts among women prisoners to ‘say “no” to executions’

Two Iranian Christian converts are among 30 women prisoners of conscience to have signed a joint letter denouncing state executions in Iran, as protesters continue to be sentenced to death.