Three Christian converts were accused of promoting “propaganda against Islam”, according to the new restrictive Penal Code. Iranian believers ask to pray for encouragement and strength.
Parts of a Baha’i cemetery in the village of Kata, in Dana County in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, have been destroyed under cover of darkness. Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported the vandalism on Thursday, also posting a video of the damage.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, security forces searched Mr. Yazdani’s home and confiscated some of his…
A court in Karaj near Tehran has sentenced three Christian converts to a total of nine years in prison. The Christian converts have been identified as Milad Goudarzi, Ameen Khaki, and Alireza Nourmohammadi.
Two Iranian Bahais were sentenced to a total of two years of prison by Tehran’s Appeals Court.
As the Iranian authorities move to confiscate properties belonging to six Baha’is in the province of Semnan, a fresh wave of attacks on businesses…
IHRDC’s latest report, “Living in the Shadows of Oppression,” details the situation of Christian converts currently living in Iran. Facing the government’s narrow definition of protected Christianity, converts are systematically denied their rights to practice their religion without fear of persecution and are often harassed and arrested for their religious beliefs.
Four Christian converts have been charged with “propaganda against the regime” and “conspiracy and gathering against national security” after appearing in court on August 3. They were released on bail after being informed of their charges.
State forces demolished the homes of three Iranian Bahai families on August 2 in Roshan Kouh village in Sari, northern Iran. According to the Human Rights News Agency, the demolition was carried out without any previous warning. The homes belonged to Navid Derakhshan, Sabetian, and Enayati. Navid and Enayati were not in their homes when it was demolished.
An Iranian Bahai woman was sentenced to five years and eight months of prison by the Ahvaz Revolutionary Court in southwestern Iran.
On Tuesday, July 27, Christian convert Hamed Ashouri was sent to Karaj Central Prison to endure his sentence.