Iranian courts in Tehran and its sister city of Karaj sentenced 10 Bahai men and women to prison for following the banned religion.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is the ninth least hospitable country for Christian religious minorities, according to the advocacy organisation Open Doors. Technically, Christianity is one of three non-Muslim faiths that are formally tolerated under the theocratic system
Iranian conservatives have been justifying the Chinese government’s suppression of Uyghur Muslims in China and keeping silent in the face of systematic violence against Chines Muslims in Xinjiang Province.
The Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, has written(link is external) to Iran’s Foreign Minister, Muhammad Javad Zarif, condemning the recent escalation of the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran
A priest from the minority Zoroastrian community who lived in the United States has been killed on a visit to Iran, state news agency IRNA reported Sunday.
An Appeals court in Fars Province, southwestern Iran, sentenced 12 Iranian Bahais to overall 33 years of prison.
Sir, – An important lesson to be drawn from the Covid-19 pandemic is that authoritarian regimes that disregard the human rights of citizens will take advantage of any crisis, even a global health crisis.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry welcomed on Monday a recent decision by Turkey to reconvert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque after serving decades as a museum.
The intelligence agents of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps arrested at least 12 Christian coverts in Tehran, Karaj, and Malayer last week.
At least 12 Iranian Christian coverts have been arrested by the intelligence agents of the Revolutionary Guards Corps in coordinated arrests across across three cities.
In recent weeks, at least 71 individuals across the country have been arrested, summoned to court, tried, sentenced to jail or imprisoned – solely for their beliefs.