Tag: Irán

Three Iranian Christians receive appeal outcome

Four Christians were initially arrested in 2016 for “acting against national security” for leading house churches in Rasht

Third "honour killing" this month in Iran

The man put his daughter's dead body in the trunk of his car and disposed it in a nearby village. 

Iran increases hardline stance against Christians

The legislature passed amendments regarding the country’s Islamic Penal Code which would negatively impact Christians

Iran: ‘a Church without martyrs would be like a tree without fruit’

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Tehran, the president of the Iranian bishops’ conference, spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Four Iranian Christian converts jailed

This case is a reflection of the poor treatment Christians regularly receive from the Iranian judicial system

Brazil will present a documentary series about persecuted Christians

"Faces of the persecution" (Faces da Perseguição) will be a weekly series that presents the life of persecuted Christians

Three religious minority sites set ablaze in Iran

Fires have been reported at three sites belonging to religious minorities in Iran.

Iranian Anglican Church member reconvicted

Ismaeil Maghrebinejad was arrested in Shiraz in January 2019 and charged with “propaganda against the state" among others

Iranian Christian converts imprisoned

Iran has a long history of using the judicial system to condemn Christians to long sentences in some of the harshest jails.

Four Iranian Christians jailed who were unable to raise bail

They were charged with taking part in house-church activities.