Tag: Irán

Iranian convert on hunger strike while imprisoned

Iranian officials have monitored Firouzi since his first arrest in 2011.

Three Iranian Christians’ Imprisonment Sentencing Upheld

Pooriya Peyma received a 91-day sentence and did not appeal.

Iran denies UN claims of Christian persecution

Iran continues to imprison, harass and persecute Christians, particularly those of Muslim faith backgrounds.

Iranian Christian arrested for the third time by "morality police"

Despite her good relationship with her employer, she has also been unable to return to work since her release last year.

Iranian Christian Arrested For The Third Time

Most recently, she was arrested by the “morality police”.

France denies asylum to Iranians sentenced to death for Christian conversion

According to Iranian justice any Muslim who leaves Islam to convert to any other religion will be arrested.

Another Iranian Christian Flogged

This past May, their prison sentences were reduced.

Male Christian sentenced to flogging in Iran for drinking Holy Communion wine

Article18 Advocacy Director Mansour Borji told BBC Persian that the lashes were “inhumane and humiliating.”

Iranian Christian Receives 80 Lashes

He received the same punishment for the second time.

Religion is a central factor in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths and thousands displaced.