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Christian converts charged under Iran’s newly amended ‘propaganda’ law

Christian converts charged under Iran’s newly amended ‘propaganda’ law

Three Christian converts in Fardis, near Tehran, have become the first known examples of Christians being charged under the contentious recent amendments to the Iranian penal code.

Convert faces prison for ‘promoting evangelical Christianity’

Convert faces prison for ‘promoting evangelical Christianity’

An Iranian Christian convert is awaiting a summons to begin a nine-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic […]

Christian converts released on condition they stop meeting together

Christian converts released on condition they stop meeting together

Four Christian converts have been released without charge but only after they were ordered to sign commitments to have no further involvement in any Christian activities.

Christian convert given 10-month sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

Christian convert given 10-month sentence for ‘propaganda against Islamic Republic’

An Iranian Christian convert has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”. Hamed Ashoori, […]

Christian converts take appeals to Iran’s Supreme Court

Christian converts take appeals to Iran’s Supreme Court

Iran’s Supreme Court is considering the retrial petitions for two high-profile cases involving Christian converts. The first relates to the […]

Four Christian converts arrested in Dezful, others interrogated

Four Christian converts arrested in Dezful, others interrogated

Four Christian converts have been arrested and others summoned for interrogation by intelligence agents in the southwestern city of Dezful.

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert released after over three years in prison

Christian convert Majidreza Souzanchi has been released after more than three years in prison.

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

Parkinson’s sufferer and wife summoned to begin prison sentences

A Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been summoned to begin their prison sentences for belonging […]

Iranian Christian convert with Parkinson’s disease faces prison

Iranian Christian convert with Parkinson’s disease faces prison

An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been told to expect a summons any day […]

Ebrahim Firouzi released on bail, but charges not dropped

Ebrahim Firouzi released on bail, but charges not dropped

Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi has been released on bail after nearly three weeks in detention. The 34-year-old, who has […]