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Christians converts on hunger strike in Evin Prison

Christians converts on hunger strike in Evin Prison

There are concerns over the health of one of two Christian converts currently undertaking a hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin […]

Five Christians arrested during garden raid in Firoozkooh

Five Christians arrested during garden raid in Firoozkooh

Five Christians have been arrested during a raid by 15 intelligence agents on a private garden in Firoozkooh, east of […]

Christian convert begins hunger strike after beating by prison guards

Christian convert begins hunger strike after beating by prison guards

Christian prisoner of conscience Ebrahim Firouzi has begun a hunger strike after he was beaten by prison guards in Karaj’s […]

Christian convert returned to prison without medical treatment

Christian convert returned to prison without medical treatment

Christian convert Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran has been taken back to prison from hospital without receiving any medical treatment, despite […]

Farshid Fathi’s appeal against extra sentence rejected

Farshid Fathi’s appeal against extra sentence rejected

Christian prisoner of conscience Farshid Fathi’s appeal against an extra year in prison has been rejected. The Christian convert was […]

Five Christian converts arrested in Isfahan

Five Christian converts arrested in Isfahan

At least five Christian converts have been arrested in Isfahan over the past two days.

Christian converts among political prisoners released from Evin

Christian converts among political prisoners released from Evin

Christian converts Maryam Jalili and Mitra Rahmati are among more than a dozen political prisoners to have been released on […]

Three Christian converts still detained month after arrest

Three Christian converts still detained month after arrest

Three Christian converts arrested last month in the north-western city of Tabriz remain in detention. Farshid Modares, Mohammad Reza Piri […]

Tehran church faces threat of complete closure

Tehran church faces threat of complete closure

The leaders of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Tehran have invited church members to a meeting next Sunday, […]

Retired Armenian pastor released on bail after two weeks’ detention

Retired Armenian pastor released on bail after two weeks’ detention

Retired Iranian-Armenian pastor Vruir Avanessian has been released on bail after two weeks in detention. Pastor Vruir was arrested on […]