Living in the Shadows of Oppression – The Situation of Christian Converts in Iran

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.

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State forces demolish homes of three Iranian Bahais in N Iran

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.

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