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Parkinson’s sufferer and wife acquitted, released from prison

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife acquitted, released from prison

A 64-year-old Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been acquitted and released from their combined 10-year […]

Christian convert whose son has leukaemia released from prison

Christian convert whose son has leukaemia released from prison

A 50-year-old Christian convert whose son has been battling leukaemia for five years was released from prison on Monday, two […]

Supreme Court orders retrial of Christian couple serving combined 10-year sentence

Supreme Court orders retrial of Christian couple serving combined 10-year sentence

An Iranian Christian couple serving a combined 10 years in prison for belonging to a house-church have had their third […]

Supreme Court agrees to retrial of Iranian-Armenian pastor serving 10-year sentence

Supreme Court agrees to retrial of Iranian-Armenian pastor serving 10-year sentence

Iran’s Supreme Court has agreed that an ethnic Armenian pastor serving a 10-year prison sentence for holding church services in […]

Church Haik Hovsepian founded set to be sold by Iranian state

Church Haik Hovsepian founded set to be sold by Iranian state

A church of huge significance for Iranian Christians is set to be sold by an organisation headed by Iran’s Supreme […]

Fifth convert released amid mass pardoning of political prisoners

Fifth convert released amid mass pardoning of political prisoners

A fifth convert has been released as part of the mass pardoning of political prisoners, while there are reports two […]

Arbitrarily detained pastor released from prison but faces flogging and exile

Arbitrarily detained pastor released from prison but faces flogging and exile

An Iranian pastor once sentenced to death for his “apostasy” has been “pardoned” and released after nearly five years in […]

Third Christian convert released as part of latest pardons

Third Christian convert released as part of latest pardons

A third Christian convert was among the prisoners pardoned and released earlier this month, Article18 can now confirm. Mehdi Rokhparvar, […]

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 […]

#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.