The Tide of Government Persecution in Iran.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over 100 Iranian Christians Arrested by Intelligence Officials Iranian Authorities Attempt to Intimidate Christians into Silence Ahead of Christmas Celebrations They forget that Christ said he will build his church… 12/06/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that during the month of November, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry launched an […]

Two Iranian Christian converts arrested in Mashhad and Karaj

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
Informed sources reported to Mohabat News that “Behnam Ersali, a Christian convert living in Karaj, traveled to Mashhad and was arrested by security guards at a friend’s home on Friday, November 16, 2018 and taken unknown location. Six plain-clothed security officers entered the house without a legal decree and arrested him along with the…

Insights on church in Iran

Persecution and Grace Fill Iran’s Streets By Claire Evans 11/14/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – The massive waves of unrest which have plagued Iran this past year point toward the people’s frustration with the moral and economic bankruptcy of a governing Islamic elite. “This is a very enlightened generation of younger people in Iran,” said Dr. Mike Ansari from Heart4Iran, […]

Iran is a vile regime!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Iran’s Judges Further Criminalize Christianity Two Believers Sentenced for Affirming Basic Christian Doctrines   10/04/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 22, 2018, Iran’s judiciary affirmed the jail sentences of two Christians. The verdict wrote that believing in the Bible’s authority and Jesus as […]

Charge of “Promoting Christianity” for an Armenian student imprisoned in Iran

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
Iran: An Armenian student, arrested in nationwide demonstration December 2017, faces charges of attempting to form warrior groups against the regime, promoting Christianity and anti-Islamic activities. (Mohabat News) Karen Vartanian, born Tehran in 1994, is singular and 9th semester student of pharmacy at Arak University. He is one…

Iranian Christians’ appeal

Several Christians in Iran are appealing sentences ranging from 5 to 10 years. They include: Hadi Asgari, Amin Afshari, Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz and his wife Shamiram Khabizeh, Eskander Rezaei,  Suroush Saraei, Mohammad-Reza and Yasser Saheb (latter two sentenced to lashes for consuming communion wine). Ramil Bet Tamraz Ramil has been given a four-month jail […]