Tag archive for ‘Iran jail Christians’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Iranian Christians Fatemeh Bakhteri and Saheb Fadaie jailed for ‘spreading progaganda’

As of a few short days ago, the second of two Iranian Christians was officially imprisoned by a religiously-biased national judiciary for her faith in Christ Jesus. In these past few years, the Christian community More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Two Iranian Christians Physically Assaulted and Imprisoned

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, Iranian media announced a widespread detainment of Christians across the country. ICC reported how over 100 Christians were detained by the Iranian intelligence More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Heart4Iran’s Mike Ansar speaks out against Iran’s criminalizing of Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 22, 2018, Iran’s judiciary affirmed the jail sentences of two Christians. The verdict wrote that believing More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Iran’s restricted legal access to prisoners called into question by civil rights activists

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this year, Iran’s judiciary decided to force defendants held on political charges to pick their lawyer from a pre-approved list. Meanwhile, human rights attorneys continue More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Abdolfattah Soltani sent back to Evin Prison following ‘furlough’ after mother passes away

On June 7, 2016, Abdolfattah Soltani, lawyer and political prisoner in ward 350 of Evin prison returned to prison by the end of his furlough, says HRANA in a new June 14 update. According to the report of Human More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Maedeh Soltani speaks out against Iran’s treatment of her father, human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani

Abdolfattah Soltani’s Condition Deteriorates and the jailed Christian lawyer needs urgent hospitalization, says the man’s daughter, speaking with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. “In More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Iran claims GOP wanted Pastor Abedini, prisoner release delayed until after election

Pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran for working with an effort to build an orphanage, but after years in jail, the American pastor was finally released. Now a top Iranian official claims that Republican More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Saeed Abedini shares disturbing story of 6 executed in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini, the American Christian pastor jailed for over two years in Iran, shared the shocking beating and execution of six fellow prisoners during a rare visit from a family member. Saeed’s wife, More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Iran: Christian pastors Abdolreza Ali-Haghnejad and Reza Rabbani released after court ruling

An appeals court in Iran has thrown out the convictions of three pastors accused of committing crimes against national security, according to the Christian News Network. Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Naghmeh Abedini calls on Obama administration for ‘decision’ to bring Saeed Abedini home

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been in an Iranian jail for over two years now and his wife, Naghmeh, speaks out to call for a stronger move by the Obama administration. Even though President Obama called on Iranian President More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Saeed Abedini prison time in Iran is now over two years

Naghmeh Abedini and a large group gathered in a park near the White House to honor and pray for strength as her husband, Saeed, passed the second anniversary of his imprisonment. She read from Saeed’s letter More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Pastor Saeed Abedini offers an Easter message from the Iranian hospital

Pastor Saeed Abedini is an American pastor still jailed in Iran and is currently in an Iranian hospital healing from the beatings and abuse he endured in the country’s jails. Saeed sent an encouraging and More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Campaign begins to free Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison as he reaches out to President

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has launched the largest campaign in its history with aims of sending thousands of letters each week to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, petitioning for U.S. Pastor More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Robert Asseriyan, AG Pastor in Iran, released from prison under conditions of ‘silence’

The Iranian regime has released one of the Christian pastors from their prison under strict  terms and conditions. According to Mohabat News’ correspondents, Pastor Robert Asseriyan, one of the leaders at More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

‘There is a war on Christianity’ says Texas Senator Rand Paul, calling for an end to aid to Egypt, Pakistan and Libya

American taxpayers are paying for a “war on Christianity” at home and abroad, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said during a speech at a conservative conference Thursday. “There is a war on Christianity,” More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Naghmeh Abedini speaks before UN to call for release of Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iran prison

Naghmeh Abedini testified before the United Nations to plead for increased pressure on Iran to release her husband, jailed Pastor Saeed Abedini. Listing the crimes against her husband: “illegal imprisonment,” More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

AG Church in Iran may not survive after the arrest of Pastor Robert Asseriyan

An Assemblies of God church in Tehran may not survive after the arrest of one of its pastors last week. Iranian authorities continue to pressure churches of Armenian or Assyrian heritage to cancel all services in More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Jailed American Pastor Saeed Abedini describes Iranian jail ‘horrific’ and ‘unbearable’

Imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini wrote of what he called “horrific” and “unbearable” conditions in the Iranian prison where he is held after being convicted in January for being a Christian. “They More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Iran convicts Pastor Saeed Abedini to 8 years in prison for ‘evangelizing’

Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, an American imprisoned in Iran on charges of evangelizing, was sentenced Sundayto eight years in prison. According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Abedini was verbally More...



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