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Converts already facing charges re-arrested in Rasht

Converts already facing charges re-arrested in Rasht

Four “Church of Iran” members already facing criminal charges relating to the practice of their faith, while a fifth was ordered to hand himself in today.

10-year sentence for Iranian-Armenian for ‘disturbing’ Christian teaching

10-year sentence for Iranian-Armenian for ‘disturbing’ Christian teaching

An Iranian-Armenian Christian faces 10 years in prison for teaching other Christians in his home, or what a notorious judge […]

Illegally detained pastor returns to prison after first furlough in four years

Illegally detained pastor returns to prison after first furlough in four years

Arbitrarily detained pastor Yousef Nadarkhani must return to Tehran’s Evin Prison today after enjoying his first visit home in nearly […]

Second Iranian Christian woman began prison sentence on Easter Saturday

Second Iranian Christian woman began prison sentence on Easter Saturday

A second Iranian woman convert to Christianity began a two-year prison sentence on Easter Saturday on charges related to the […]

Christian convert arrested in Anzali, family in distress

Christian convert arrested in Anzali, family in distress

A Christian convert in Iran was arrested after a dozen plainclothes agents from the Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS) raided his […]

Christian woman convert begins two-year prison sentence

Christian woman convert begins two-year prison sentence

A 51-year-old woman Christian convert today began serving a two-year prison sentence in Tehran’s Evin prison for “acting against national […]

Christian converts given five-year sentences for ‘deviant propaganda’ 

Christian converts given five-year sentences for ‘deviant propaganda’ 

Three Christian converts have been sentenced to five years in prison for “engaging in propaganda and education of deviant beliefs contrary to the holy Sharia” and “connections with foreign leaders”.

Anglican bishop of Iran’s official residence turned into a museum

Anglican bishop of Iran’s official residence turned into a museum

The official residence and family home of the former Anglican bishop of Iran is now a museum.

Supreme Court summarily dismisses Christian convert’s long-awaited retrial bid

Supreme Court summarily dismisses Christian convert’s long-awaited retrial bid

Only one day after nine Christian converts were acquitted of “acting against national security” by worshipping in house-churches, another Christian […]

Case closed: Christians’ house-church worship was not ‘action against national security’

Case closed: Christians’ house-church worship was not ‘action against national security’

Nine Christian converts who spent a combined nearly 20 years in prison for “acting against national security” and “promoting Zionist Christianity” have been acquitted by an appeal court.