Iran: Hearing for Pastor Victor and others cancelled again

Iran: Hearing for Pastor Victor and others cancelled again

An appeal hearing  to review the cases of Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh and three Christian converts was cancelled with no reason given. Three long standing cases were combined in a ruling by presiding judge Ahmed Zargar in February 2019,...
Iran: Upcoming appeal hearing for Pastor Victor and others

Iran: Upcoming appeal hearing for Pastor Victor and others

Iranian Christians request prayer for an appeal hearing on 1 June to review prison sentences given to Assyrian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Issavi Khabizeh, and three Christian converts. The hearing combines three long-standing cases. The first involves...
Iran: Update on four Christian converts in Rasht

Iran: Update on four Christian converts in Rasht

Iranian Christians are thankful that four Christian converts have been released after bail demands were reduced. In February, Ramin Hassanpour, his wife Kathrin Sajadpour, Moslem Rahimi and another convert who does not wish to be named, were arrested for being part of...
Iran: Christian convert given extra sentence at retrial

Iran: Christian convert given extra sentence at retrial

Friends and family of Christian convert Ismaeil Maghrebinejad request prayer after a disappointing decision following a 9 May retrial. On 27 February Ismaeil had been sentenced to two years in prison for “membership of a group hostile to the regime.” He had received a...
Iran: Four converts imprisoned in Rasht

Iran: Four converts imprisoned in Rasht

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts, imprisoned after being unable to afford bail. In February, Ramin Hassanpour, his wife Kathrin Sajadpour, Moslem Rahimi and another convert who does not wish to be named, were arrested for being part of a...
Iran: Upcoming court hearing for Christian convert

Iran: Upcoming court hearing for Christian convert

Family and friends request prayer as a two-year prison sentence for Christian convert Ismaeil Maghrebinejad will be reviewed on 9 May. Ismaeil (65) was arrested in Shiraz on 25 January 2019 and charged with “propaganda against the state and insulting the sacred...