Iran: Update on Christians summoned to serve sentences

Iran: Update on Christians summoned to serve sentences

On 30 August MEC requested prayer for Iranian Christians ordered to present themselves at Evin Prison for their sentences to be carried out. Since then, Iranian-Armenian pastor Joseph Shahbazian has started serving his 10-year prison sentence and Christian convert...
Iran: Christians summoned to serve sentences

Iran: Christians summoned to serve sentences

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christians who were ordered on 28 August to present themselves at Evin Prison for their sentences to be carried out. On 30 June 2020 a gathering of around 30 Christians in a private home in Tehran was raided by security...
Iran: Convert couple detained in Evin Prison

Iran: Convert couple detained in Evin Prison

Iranian Christians request prayer for Homayoun Zhaveh and his wife Sara Ahmadi who were detained on 13 August after being summoned to Evin Prison in Tehran. Initially arrested by Iranian intelligence in June 2019. Homayoun was released after a month, but Sara spent 67...
Iran: Applications from Christian prisoners being refused

Iran: Applications from Christian prisoners being refused

Iranian Christians request prayer for Iranian Armenian Anooshavan Avedian and Christian convert Abbas Souri after their request for a retrial was refused, and also for Christian convert Fariba Dalir, whose application for conditional release or leave from prison has...
Iran: Prayer requested for health of Christian prisoner

Iran: Prayer requested for health of Christian prisoner

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian convert Naser Navard Goltapeh, whose health is suffering in prison. Naser has suffered from various ailments, but most recently has hearing problems in his left ear and loses his balance when walking. He was recently...