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Iranian media rebuffs US’s religious freedom criticism

Iranian media rebuffs US’s religious freedom criticism

Pro-government media in Iran have launched a fresh propaganda drive in response to repeated criticism from the US over Iran’s […]

‘Christians are seen as cooperating with America to take the throne from Iran’

‘Christians are seen as cooperating with America to take the throne from Iran’

Dabrina Bet-Tamraz says Christians in Iran are “seen as cooperating with America to take the throne from Iran”.  “This is […]

Yousef Nadarkhani goes on hunger strike as son barred from school

Yousef Nadarkhani goes on hunger strike as son barred from school

Christian prisoner Yousef Nadarkhani has gone on hunger strike to protest against his son being barred from school because he […]

Three converts given six-month sentences for ‘promoting Zionist Christianity’

Three converts given six-month sentences for ‘promoting Zionist Christianity’

Three converts to Christianity have been sentenced to six months in prison for “propaganda against the system through promoting Zionist […]

‘Hold Iran accountable for religious freedom abuses’ – Dabrina Bet-Tamraz at UN

‘Hold Iran accountable for religious freedom abuses’ – Dabrina Bet-Tamraz at UN

The daughter of an Assyrian-Iranian pastor facing ten years in prison for his Christian activities has called on the international […]

Tehran withdraws tax exemption from churches, synagogues

Tehran withdraws tax exemption from churches, synagogues

Embed from Getty Images Churches and synagogues in Tehran are no longer tax exempt, according to a report from Iranian […]

European Parliament criticises Iran’s use of ‘national security’ laws

European Parliament criticises Iran’s use of ‘national security’ laws

Embed from Getty Images The European Parliament has called on Iran to “amend” the national-security crime laws “regularly used to […]

UK can ‘amplify voices of those persecuted for faith’ – Mansour Borji

UK can ‘amplify voices of those persecuted for faith’ – Mansour Borji

Interviews and case studies used in the formation of a UK government report into the persecution of Christians worldwide have […]

Ban schoolchildren who propagate ‘unrecognised’ religions, says Iran’s Minister of Education

Ban schoolchildren who propagate ‘unrecognised’ religions, says Iran’s Minister of Education

Iran’s Minister of Education says children who profess an unrecognised religious faith at school are engaging in “propaganda” and should […]

Converts’ asylum claims should hinge on personal experience of faith, not theological understanding – report

Converts’ asylum claims should hinge on personal experience of faith, not theological understanding – report

Embed from Getty Images Researchers at an international Christian charity have urged immigration officials in countries where Iranian converts make […]