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‘Human rights defenders are trying to give Iran a good name’

‘Human rights defenders are trying to give Iran a good name’

An Iranian pastor who fled the country after being threatened with death for apostasy says Iran should “remember that human […]

Iranian news site reports arrest of Christian evangelist

Iranian news site reports arrest of Christian evangelist

A local news site in an Iranian city near the Azerbaijan border has reported the arrest of a Christian evangelist. […]

Article18 calls on UN to condemn Iran’s ‘grave’ human rights abuses

Article18 calls on UN to condemn Iran’s ‘grave’ human rights abuses

Article18 has joined with other rights groups to call on the UN General Assembly to publicly condemn Iran for “grave […]

Iranian Christian denied medical treatment in Evin Prison

Iranian Christian denied medical treatment in Evin Prison

An Iranian Christian serving a ten-year sentence for charges related to the peaceful practice of his faith has been denied […]

‘He was one of the kindest men I ever met’

‘He was one of the kindest men I ever met’

A childhood friend of the Assyrian Christian killed during the protests in Iran has told Article18 he was “one of […]

Germany’s acceptance of Christian convert asylum seekers halves

Germany’s acceptance of Christian convert asylum seekers halves

Christian converts seeking asylum in Germany are half as likely to succeed in their applications today as they were two […]

Assyrian Christian among Iran protest dead

Assyrian Christian among Iran protest dead

An Assyrian Christian has been named among the scores killed so far in nearly a week of protests in Iran […]

Jailed lawyer who helped Christian convert demands retrial

Jailed lawyer who helped Christian convert demands retrial

A human rights lawyer who helped an imprisoned Christian convert with his failed bid for a retrial is now seeking […]

Iran’s religious freedom failings laid bare at UN

Iran’s religious freedom failings laid bare at UN

UN member states have urged Iran to provide freedom of religion or belief for all citizens, including members of both […]

Christians’ appeal hearing postponed again as court ‘too crowded’

Christians’ appeal hearing postponed again as court ‘too crowded’

Yet another scheduled hearing in the drawn-out cases of five Christians facing between five and 15 years in prison was […]