What do you know about Evin Prison, Tehran?

Approximately ten Iranian believers are incarcerated here (see under Iran category posts). Evin Prison in Iran Sanctioned  by U.S. Treasury Christians Imprisoned in Evin Tortured for Their Faith 06/01/18 International Christian Concern (Washington D.C.) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that effective May 30, 2018 the U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on Evin Prison because of […]

Iranian Christian convert detained since before Christmas

 February 16, 2018 By World Watch Monitor Iran. Ali Amini, Amin Afshar Naderi, Converts, Hadi Asgari, Iran, Karaj, Maryam Naghash Zargaran, Prisons, Tabriz, Victor Bet-Tamraz An Iranian convert to Christianity arrested more than two months ago remains in prison in the conservative north-western city of Tabriz, according to rights group Article 18. Ali Amini, also known as Philip (Article 18) Ali Amini, known by his friends as Philip, was […]

Iranian Convert Loses Appeal of 10 Year Prison Sentence

Remember those in prison (Heb.13:3) LATEST:… Mohabat News — Iranian Christian prisoner, Mr. Naser Navard-Goltapeh’s family have expressed their growing concern over his health as he is suffering from a severe case of gum infection which requires immediate medical attention. One of his family members told Article 18 ministries in an interview, “if he does not receive […]

IRAN-Pastor’s wife gets five-year jail sentence

LATEST: Please continue to pray for our Iranian sister, Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, who was back in court last week for an appeal hearing. Shamiram is appealing against a five-year sentence, while her husband, Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, is appealing against a ten-year sentence. A further hearing for Shamiram’s appeal is expected soon. (Source: Middle East Concern)   Shamiram’s conviction followed […]

Iranian Christian Converts, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Askari charged.

LATEST: Hadi Askari released on bail Hadi Askari (40) a Christian convert from Islam, has been granted conditional release from prison in Iran after posting bail. He left Evin Prison on Wednesday 11 April after twenty months’ imprisonment and is now waiting for his appeal against his ten-year sentence to be heard.  Read the full story Iranian […]

Two Christians in Iran given eight-year prison sentences

Two Christians in Iran appeal over eight-year prison sentences. Apr. 05, 2018 | Iran Two Believers Await Ruling on Eight-Year Prison Terms Two Iranian Christians continue to await a judge’s decision on their appeal of prison sentences they received in December 2017. Eskander Rezaie and Suroush Saraie, both of whom have been previously imprisoned, face eight-year […]

Trump Administration betrays Iranian Christian refugees

1 March 2018 The United States’ rejection of the asylum applications of around 100 Iranian Christian refugees is an insult to the country’s Christian and humanitarian heritage. The Christian refugees, many of whom can recount stories of the discrimination and persecution they have experienced at the hands of Iranian authorities, now have less than a week to […]

Iran: Another Christian Convert Arrested in South-Western Iran

Latest:  IRAN: Abdol-Ali Pourmand released on bail   Christian convert Abdol-Ali Pourmand (38) was temporarily released on 25 November, after five weeks in prison, on a heavy bail equivalent to approximately €51,000. Pourmand, known as Elias among his fellow Christians, is a minister in the Payam-e Aramesh(Message of Peace) house church in the south-western city of Dezful in […]