Roksari in Iran

This woman is released! BREAKING NEWS: Mahrokh Kanbari unconditionally released This afternoon, we heard the great news that Mahrokh Kanbari (for whom we have been praying this week as part of the Lent Prayer Project) was informed earlier today by prison authorities in Iran that she has been unconditionally released from the remainder of her one-year prisonContinue reading “Roksari in Iran”

Bakhrom in Tajikistan released.

Three-year sentence confirmed for Pastor Bakhrom Kholatov now completed Pastor Bakhrom, pictured with his wife Gulnora, two sons, Firdavs (now 21) and Firus (now 19), and  daughter, Gulnoza (now 14). Bakhrom was freed recently. Bakhrom Kholmatov, pastor of the Good News of Grace Protestant Church in Khujand, Sogd, northwest Tajikistan was arrested and imprisoned inContinue reading “Bakhrom in Tajikistan released.”

Mary Mohammadi is now out of Qarchak Prison on bail.

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
Iranian Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi arrested and brutally beaten by prison officers Article18 has confirmed that Christian convert Fatemeh (Mary) Mohammadi is being held in Qarchak detention centre, south of the Iranian capital Tehran. It is a month today since Mary was arrested, as protests took place…

Iranian Nasr enduring 10 Year Prison Sentence Speaks.

Remember those in prison (Heb.13:3) LATEST:… Naser Gol-Tapeh asks for prayer In a new letter dated 31 January 2020, Iranian Christian prisoner Naser Gol-Tapeh writes: “Remember me in your prayers always – you know that your prayers are a sweet smelling offering to God and a sacrifice which is accepted and pleasing to him.” NasserContinue reading “Iranian Nasr enduring 10 Year Prison Sentence Speaks.”

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”

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”