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September 16, 2019
The proposed ban would affect only evangelical Christian students (as well as Bahais), not those of apostolic Churches, as the Iranian Minister of...
September 7, 2019
“Ismail Falahati is a Muslim-born Christian convert,” which means that he is unwelcome in Turkey and faces imprisonment in Iran. The...
August 2, 2019
The laws in Iran that grant some limited freedoms to the Christians are generally not considered applicable to converts from Islam to Christianity,...
July 26, 2019
There are roughly 300,000 Christians in Iran. Most of them are members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, an ancient Church that broke off communion...
July 6, 2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “In Iran, the regime’s crackdown on Baha’is, Christians and others continues to shock the conscience.”...
July 3, 2019
“Many churches owned by Protestants have been confiscated in Iran. In most cases the government has been unable to repurpose them, especially if they...
June 26, 2019
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians, in violation of the fact that its constitution guarantees Christians the right...
March 12, 2019
“Iran’s constitution, which is anchored in fundamentalist Islamic Sharia, states that Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians, except for converts...
March 5, 2019
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians. Please pray that those who are persecuting the Church in Iran will experience,...
February 24, 2019
The Iranian regime is threatened by Christianity and is stepping up its persecution of Christians of all faith traditions. The Iranian Constitution...
February 21, 2019
This 65-year-old woman “was taken before a prosecutor to answer charges of ‘acting against national security.'” The charge itself...
February 14, 2019
The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, joins International Christian Concern in this call for sanctions on these three...
February 9, 2019
Traditionally, most Iranian Christians have been members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, an ancient Church that broke off communion with Holy...
January 21, 2019
Christians throughout the ages have been asked to renounce their faith in exchange for their lives, their freedom, or their property. The Holy...
December 31, 2018
This report notes that in Iran, “conversion to another religion is forbidden in Islam and punishable.” This is why many of these...
December 23, 2018
We remain in prayer for our Christian brothers and sisters in Iran, who face Christmas in a time of accelerating danger. Most of the roughly 300,000...
December 20, 2018
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians for the Christmas season: “Church leaders in the area say local Christians...
December 6, 2018
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians, in violation of the fact that its constitution guarantees Christians the right...
December 4, 2018
There are officially around 300,000 Christians in Iran, but this article says that the actual figure is much higher: “Various aid and rights...
August 23, 2018
The order applauds the efforts of the American Center for Law and Justice in this case and urges everyone to sign the petition. The Protestant pastor...