Tag: Christians in Iran

Iranian Church still has one million members despite violent persecution

Converting to Christianity and preaching the Gospel are considered "crimes against national security" in Iran.

Iran continues to terrorise Iraqi Catholics

One third of Iraqi Christians either live under the control of or are surrounded by Iranian-backed militias.

Iran: the persecution of Muslims converted to Christianity continues.

Ebrahim Firouzi, who converted from Islam to Christianity, has been convicted of "propaganda against the Islamic Republic."

Iran: the life of four imprisoned Christians is at high risk

Iranian prisons are so overcrowded that the regime has already released tens of thousands prisoners.

Survey shows decline in US Catholics’ concern about global Christian persecution

American Catholics consider global Christian persecution as less urgent an issue than human trafficking, poverty or climate change

Iranian man converted to Christianity sentenced to three years of jail

At the first hearing of his trial on October 22, 2019, the judge also accused him of "apostasy".

Christian martyr's grave was destroyed in Iran

Pastor Hussein Soodmand was buried in Mashad after his execution in December 1990.

In Iran, it is a crime to be a Christian

The Islamic Republic of Iran is unleashing a sweeping crackdown on Christians, particularly those who have converted from Islam.

Iran Takes Aim at Iraqi Christians on TV

Even as Iranian State media runs a propaganda campaign congratulating Christians, others are quick to say otherwise