Iran: Christian convert starts 10-month prison sentence

Iran: Christian convert starts 10-month prison sentence

On 27 July Hamed Ashouri turned himself in to begin his prison sentence for “propaganda against the regime” at Karaj Central Prison. In a short video he made before going to prison Hamed said, “I’m thankful for the persecution and thank God that...
Iran: Imprisoned Christian convert requests prayer

Iran: Imprisoned Christian convert requests prayer

Nasser Navard Goltapeh (59) a Christian convert serving a 10-year prison sentence requests prayer after his request for conditional release was refused. Nasser was arrested in June 2016 at a private gathering in Tehran, along with three foreign visitors. They were...
Iran: Christian convert loses appeal 

Iran: Christian convert loses appeal 

Iranian Christians request prayer for a convert whose 10-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the regime” was upheld by the court of appeal on 26 June. Hamed was arrested in Karaj on 23 February 2019. Security agents then raided his home, confiscating Bibles,...
Iran: Verdicts for Christian converts 

Iran: Verdicts for Christian converts 

Iranian Christians request prayer for three Christian converts who have each received five-year prison sentences. On 26 June, Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi and Alireza Nourmohammadi were informed they have each been given the maximum prison sentence for “propaganda that...
Iran: Verdicts for Christian converts 

Iran: Christian converts appear in court

Friends of Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi and Alireza Nourmohammadi request prayer following a 21 June hearing. The three are charged with “propaganda that educates in a deviant way contrary to the holy religion of Islam” under a recently amended version of Article 500 of...