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,Continue reading “Insights on church in Iran”

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 asContinue reading “Iran is a vile regime!”

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

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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…

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 ofContinue reading “What do you know about Evin Prison, Tehran?”

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, wasContinue reading “Iranian Christian convert detained since before Christmas”

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 receiveContinue reading “Iranian Convert Loses Appeal of 10 Year Prison Sentence”

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 followedContinue reading “IRAN-Pastor’s wife gets five-year jail sentence”

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 IranianContinue reading “Iranian Christian Converts, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Askari charged.”