Archive for April, 2017

Star soccer player barred from national women’s team in Iran for not wearing hijab

Star soccer player barred from national women’s team in Iran for not wearing hijab

A former member of Iran’s women’s football team claims she has been banned from theRead More

U.S. Commission Says Russia, Pakistan Among Worst Violators Of Religious Freedom

U.S. Commission Says Russia, Pakistan Among Worst Violators Of Religious Freedom

A U.S. government commission on religious freedom is recommending that Russia be designated as aRead More

Ten Iranian Guards At Border With Pakistan Reported Killed By Sunni Militants

Ten Iranian Guards At Border With Pakistan Reported Killed By Sunni Militants

Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack on theRead More

Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad Barred From Election

Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad Barred From Election

Iranian state TV says the body charged with vetting candidates has disqualified former hard-line PresidentRead More

Iranian Officials At Odds Over Call To Bar Religious Minorities From Elections

Iranian Officials At Odds Over Call To Bar Religious Minorities From Elections

Legislatiors said Iran’s parliament speaker dismissed a call by the head of the Guardians CouncilRead More

The trial of 2 new Christian converts in the revolutionary court

The trial of 2 new Christian converts in the revolutionary court

After eight months of uncertainty, finally “Amin Afshar Naderi” and “Hadi Asghari” were charged.

Running for Iran Presidency: A Cleric Involved in the Mass Execution of Political Prisoners

Running for Iran Presidency: A Cleric Involved in the Mass Execution of Political Prisoners

Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran’s wealthiest religious institution, an ex-high-ranking official with the judiciary andRead More

Iranian-American Sentenced To 18 Years For Espionage Released On Bail

Iranian-American Sentenced To 18 Years For Espionage Released On Bail

A dual Iranian-American citizen sentenced to 18 years in prison for insulting the Islamic republicRead More

US Senators bring resolution urging Pakistan to release Asia Bibi

US Senators bring resolution urging Pakistan to release Asia Bibi

“It’s time for Pakistan to immediately release Asia Bibi and put a stop to theRead More

Judicial authorities’ refusal to grant Christian converts prison leave during the Persian New Year (Nowruz)

Judicial authorities’ refusal to grant Christian converts prison leave during the Persian New Year (Nowruz)

Almost all of Christian prisoners spent the Persian New Year’s holidays in jail and judicialRead More