Ramiel Bet Tamraz begins jail sentence in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison

Ramiel Bet Tamraz begins jail sentence in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison 13 January 2020 Pastor’s son Ramiel Bet Tamraz was summoned to Iran’s Evin Prison, notorious for its harsh conditions, on 7 January to begin a jail sentence for “acting against national security”. The 35-year-old was given a four-month sentence, although the one month he has alreadyContinue reading “Ramiel Bet Tamraz begins jail sentence in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison”

Unreached Yemeni People

Among a nation impoverished and desolate because of civil war here are a people, more in number than the population of Ulster, with no known believers among them. Muhamasheen, Akhdam in Yemen Akhdam people mostly live in big city slums in fierce poverty and discrimination. Men work as street sweepers, women collect cans and bottles,Continue reading “Unreached Yemeni People”

Bakhrom in Tajikistan

Three-year sentence confirmed for Pastor Bakhrom Kholatov Pastor Bakhrom, pictured with his wife Gulnora, two sons, Firdavs (now 21) and Firus (now 19), and  daughter, Gulnoza (now 14). Bakhrom Kholmatov, pastor of the Good News of Grace Protestant Church in Khujand, northwest Tajikistan was arrested and imprisoned in April 2017 after secret police officers raidedContinue reading “Bakhrom in Tajikistan”

Christian Begins Sentence of Exile in Remote, Islamist Area of Iran

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
(Morning Star News) – A Christian in Iran convicted of conducting evangelistic activities began a mandated two years in exile this month in a remote area on the border with Pakistan, sources said. As part of a larger prison sentence delivered in 2013, Ebrahim Firoozi, 33, was sentenced…

Ebrahim Firouzi in Iran

Ebrahim Firouzi (33) was released from Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on Saturday 26 October, near the end of a five-year sentence. He had also spent time in prison previously on charges relating to his Christian activities. Ebrahim must now serve two years’ internal exile in the remote southeastern town of Sarbaz in Sistan and BaluchestanContinue reading “Ebrahim Firouzi in Iran”

IRAN: ‘NINE CHRISTIANS JAILED FOR LEAVING ISLAM’

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Photo: BosNewsLife.com TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)– An Iranian court has sentenced a pastor and eight fellow members of the big evangelical Church of Iran movement to jail for leaving Islam. Church leader Matthias Haghnejad and the other believers were each sentenced to five years imprisonment after a short hearing…