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”
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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…
A 65 year old Iranian woman was arrested in December 2018 by men who seized her phone, Bibles and other Christian materials. She was interrogated ten days and later released on bail however in July 2019 she was sentenced to a year in jail by the Revolutionary Court. We do not know ifContinue reading “Roksari in Iran”
What really is going on in Syria….. Erdogan is ultimately responsible (see pic) “For many nations and great kings shall serve themselves of them also: and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the works of their own hands. For thus saith the Lord God of Israel unto me; Take the wine cupContinue reading “Turkish Invasion”
Thanks to Operation World for this summary of a small nation hosting the IAAF World Athletic Championships and thye next Football World Cup. Click on slides to enlarge.
Iranian Christian heads to prison rather than renounce her faith Iranian Christian Fatemeh Bakhteri is behind bars in Tehran’s brutal Evin Prison today – because she refused to renounce her faith. Fatemeh (also known as Ailar) has just started serving a one-year sentence because her Christian activities were deemed ‘propaganda against the state’. Friends sayContinue reading “Iranian persecution”
Eight converts from Islam to Christianity were arrested in the Iranian city of Bushehr on 1 July. Their Bibles, laptops and phones were also seized by Ministry of Intelligence agents. Computer hard drives and CCTV footage were taken from the workplaces of some. Khatoon (aged 61) was released the same day, but the younger onesContinue reading “More Iranian arrests”
Pray for Guzal, a former Muslim whose husband Asad apparently came to profess faith but when persecution came from relatives he hardened his heart and now forbids her going to church, meeting believers or reading her Bible. Pray for him and the meeting of her spiritual needs. More-click on slides to enlarge.
Pray for the bet Tamraz family in Iran Please pray for Pastor Victor bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh and their son Ramiel bet Tamraz (pictured). Shamiram is due in court next Tuesday (3 September) to hear the verdict of her appeal against a five-year prison sentence imposed because of her Christian activities. It had been expected that Victor and Ramiel wouldContinue reading “Iranian Christians’ appeal”