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Iranian church leader appeals for recognition of Christian converts’ rights

Iranian church leader appeals for recognition of Christian converts’ rights

A senior pastor of the UK’s largest Iranian church has called on the Iranian government to ensure the “basic human […]

Remembering the Iranian Christians killed since the revolution

Remembering the Iranian Christians killed since the revolution

Eight Christians killed for their faith in Iran in the 40 years since the revolution were remembered at a memorial […]

Christian convert’s bail increased tenfold

Christian convert’s bail increased tenfold

A 65-year-old convert to Christianity had his bail increased tenfold at a court hearing in Shiraz last week. Ismaeil Maghrebinejad […]

Dabrina Bet-Tamraz responds to claims Christians in Iran enjoy equal rights

Dabrina Bet-Tamraz responds to claims Christians in Iran enjoy equal rights

As the Iranian state propaganda machine continues to churn out the message that Christians in Iran enjoy equal rights and […]

Ebrahim Firouzi returns home from prison but now faces exile

Ebrahim Firouzi returns home from prison but now faces exile

Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has returned home after six years in prison for his religious activities, but he now faces […]

Nine Christian converts given five-year sentences

Nine Christian converts given five-year sentences

Nine converts to Christianity have been sentenced to five years each in prison for “acting against national security”. The nine […]

Yousef Nadarkhani ends hunger strike after 21 days

Yousef Nadarkhani ends hunger strike after 21 days

Iranian Christian prisoner Yousef Nadarkhani yesterday brought an end to his 21-day hunger strike. Yousef, who is serving a ten-year […]

‘I was arrested for the crime of believing in Jesus’ – Rokhsareh Ghanbari

‘I was arrested for the crime of believing in Jesus’ – Rokhsareh Ghanbari

Sixty-one-year-old Christian convert Rokhsareh Ghanbari presented herself at Shahid Kachooei Prison in her home city of Karaj yesterday to begin […]

Amin Khaki remains in prison as friends go home

Amin Khaki remains in prison as friends go home

Four Christian converts have completed their jail sentences and returned home. A fifth member of the group remains in prison. […]

Iranians dominate religious freedom victims list

Iranians dominate religious freedom victims list

Iranians account for over half of all the victims of religious freedom violations named in a new list by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.