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IRAN: Christian Prisoner of Conscience Denied Medical Care

Sixty-year-old Christian prisoner of conscience Mina Khajavi is reported to be struggling with pain and unable to access the medical care she requires inside Tehran’s Evin Prison. The Christian conv...

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IRAN: Imprisonment Leads to Salvations

The Iranian government is among the most oppressive regimes in the world. It is illegal to leave Islam, and Christians face the constant threat of imprisonment and being falsely charged with “acting...

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IRAN: Magazine in Lift Restores Man’s Faith in Christ

The Iranian government is among the most oppressive regimes in the world. It is illegal to leave Islam and Christians face the constant threat of imprisonment and being falsely charged with “acting ...

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IRAN: Overseas Conversion Leads to Prison Sentence

For some time, an Iranian woman named Laleh Saati lived in Malaysia and, while there, she was baptised as a Christian. Not wanting to return to Iran, Laleh applied for asylum, but the process continue...

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IRAN: Illustrated Bible Changes Woman’s Life

Darya was depressed and scared. Her much older husband had suddenly died of a stroke, and her 8-year-old son had become angry and violent. “I consulted with different psychologists about my son’s ...

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IRAN: Christian Convert Imprisoned and Exiled by the Islamic Republic, Dies

An Iranian Christian convert who had been imprisoned and exiled by the regime has been found dead aged 38. Ebrahim Firouzi’s family told mourners at his burial that "he died of a heart attack" on Tu...

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IRAN: Armenian Christian Prisoner Trial Results Still Unknown

Last summer, Hakop, an Armenian citizen, travelled to Iran to visit his wife Elisa’s family. Elisa comes from an Iranian-Armenian family. On 16 August, they were arrested while visiting their fri...

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IRAN: Christian Brothers Detained by Iranian Intelligence

On 11 December, Christian converts Alireza and Amir Nourmohammadi were arrested along with Milad Goodarzi in Karaj by officers of the Iranian intelligence department. Milad was released after several ...

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IRAN: Christian Convert Detained After Raid on Home

Iranian Christians request prayer for Milad Goodarzi whose home in Karaj was raided on 11 December by four members of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence. Milad was arrested and has been taken to an ...

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WORLD: Christianity on the Rise Despite Increased Persecution

A new study has revealed that Christianity is continuing to spread across the globe despite believers facing extreme persecution for their faith. The 2023 ‘Persecutors of the Year’ report by anti-...

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IRAN: Iranian-Armenian Pastor Sentenced to Prison for ‘Disturbing’ Teachings

An Iranian-Armenian pastor handed himself into prison in Tehran on 18 September to begin a 10-year sentence for engaging in “propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam”. ...

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IRAN: Many Place Their Faith in Christ Amid Unrest

The Islamic Revolution of 1979, led by Ayatollah Khomeini, created the world’s only Shiite Islamic theocracy and profoundly changed every aspect of life in Iran. Today, many of those who committed t...

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IRAN: Former Prisoner Pardoned

Iranian Christians are pleased that a two-year term of internal exile, which was part of sentences issued in 2017, has been dropped for Christian convert Zaman (Saheb) Fadaei. Saheb was arrested al...

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IRAN: Two Pastors Face New Charges

Friends of Yousef Nadarkhani and Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad request prayer after the men were informed, they were required...

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IRAN: Christian Convert Couple Acquitted

Iranian Christians are delighted that Homayoun Zhaveh and his wife Sara Ahmadi have been acquitted following a review of their sentences. On 9 May the Appeal Court in Tehran re...

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IRAN: Retrial Ordered for Sara and Homayoun

Sara Ahmadi and Homayoun Zhaveh, a Christian couple who had been detained since last August, were informed on 9 April that their third application for a retrial was accepted by Iran...

IRAN Youcef Nadarkhani Released

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IRAN: Youcef Nadarkhani Released

In Iran Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was released last week from prison as part of a general amnesty, marking the 44th anniversary of the country’s Islamic revolution. He was one of ...