Iranian authorities order pastor back to prison after temporary reprieve
Iran ranks as the ninth worst country in the world for Christian persecution by Open Doors USA
Iranian Christian converts receive reduced sentences
The update to the penal code in February 2021 suggests that religious freedom in Iran will continue to be severely restricted.
The sentence of three Irani converts was reduced with years
Three Iranian Christian converts have had their sentences reduced from five years to three years.
New Iranian bill could allow death penalty for Christian activity
Iran already increased the criminalisation of Christian activity with updates to the Penal Code this year.
Iranian authorities deny early release for Christian convert
Last year, Christian convert Fatemeh Mohammadi was arrested during an anti-government protest in Tehran.
Iran sentences Christian converts under new sectarianism law
It is widely believed that this new law will serve as a more precise or expanded tool to suppress religious freedom.
Iranian Christian man was condemned to death, but God saved his life
The Christian man was sentenced to death because of his faith, but he continued to pray in the prison, and God saved his life.
Three Christians arrested under Iran’s amended penal code
Iranian Christians often are forced to sign agreements to abstain from gathering at house churches.
Armenian cemeteries destroyed in Iran
The Iranian government has not intervened or indicated that they seek to seek to preserve the Christian minority sites.