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Bushehr Christians bailed but could face long jail sentences

Bushehr Christians bailed but could face long jail sentences

Eight converts to Christianity arrested in the southwestern city of Bushehr earlier this month have been released on bail but could face […]

Woman convert, 65, due in court next week

Woman convert, 65, due in court next week

A 65-year-old woman convert to Christianity arrested shortly before Christmas is due to appear in court next week, reports Middle […]

‘Terrorists, Zionists, spies: this is how Christians are referred to in Iran’ – Dabrina Bet-Tamraz

‘Terrorists, Zionists, spies: this is how Christians are referred to in Iran’ – Dabrina Bet-Tamraz

The daughter of an Iranian couple facing long prison sentences for their Christian activities has spoken out against Iran’s ‘mistreatment […]

‘Tabriz church was never closed, cross fell down’ – pro-government agency

‘Tabriz church was never closed, cross fell down’ – pro-government agency

A pro-government news agency in Iran has claimed the Assyrian church in Tabriz was never forcibly closed, as Article18 reported, and […]

Christian activist arrested while filing complaint about assault

Christian activist arrested while filing complaint about assault

A young female Christian convert and activist who spent six months in prison for her membership of a Tehran “house […]

Cross put back on top of Tabriz church after outcry

Cross put back on top of Tabriz church after outcry

The cross has been replaced on top of the forcibly closed Assyrian church in Tabriz following a global outcry. In the 9 […]

US Secretary of State laments ‘intense’ persecution of Christians in Iran

US Secretary of State laments ‘intense’ persecution of Christians in Iran

The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, yesterday lamented the “intense” persecution of Christians in Iran, during a speech in […]

Karaj converts begin jail sentences

Karaj converts begin jail sentences

Five Iranian converts to Christianity submitted themselves to the central detention centre in Karaj on Saturday to begin their jail […]

Five family members among eight Christians arrested in Bushehr

Five family members among eight Christians arrested in Bushehr

Eight converts to Christianity, including five members of one family, were arrested in the southwestern city of Bushehr on Monday, […]

UN Special Rapporteur ‘very concerned’ by Iran’s mass arrests of Christian converts

UN Special Rapporteur ‘very concerned’ by Iran’s mass arrests of Christian converts

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran spoke yesterday of his “serious concern” over the “disturbing” mistreatment of […]