Annual Report: Rights Violations Against Christians in Iran: 2024

Annual Report: Rights Violations Against Christians in Iran: 2024

Middle East Concern, in collaboration with Open Doors International, Article 18 and CSW has released the 2024 annual report on violations of the rights of Christians in Iran. In 2023, Iranians’ fundamental freedoms continued to be  curtailed by state authorities. This...
Iran: Update on Christian convert brothers

Iran: Update on Christian convert brothers

Friends and family of Alireza and Amir Nourmohammadi are grateful that they were released conditionally following their arrest in December, but request prayer as they face prosecution for their Christian activities. The brothers were arrested, along with Milad...
Iran: Convert brothers detained by Iranian intelligence

Iran: Convert brothers detained by Iranian intelligence

On 11 December 2023 Christian converts Alireza and Amir Nourmohammadi were arrested along with Milad Goodarzi in Karaj by officers of the Iranian intelligence department. Milad was released after several hours but told to expect a further summons for questioning....
Iran: Update on detained Christian convert

Iran: Update on detained Christian convert

After being detained for several hours, Milad Goodarzi has been allowed to return home. Milad’s home in Karaj was raided on 11 December by four members of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence who confiscated his laptop and mobile phone and took him away for...
Iran: Ethnic Armenian Iranian citizen released 

Iran: Ethnic Armenian Iranian citizen released 

Iranian Christians are delighted with the release of Joseph Shahbazian (59), an Iranian of Armenian descent. Joseph was arrested on 30 June 2020 when the Revolutionary Guard Corps raided a Christian meeting in a home in Tehran. He was charged with “acting against...