Post Tagged with: "iran"

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

Religious freedom in Iran: awareness, advocacy, action

Religious freedom in Iran: awareness, advocacy, action

On Wednesday, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is launching their Religious PrisonerRead More

In Rare Video In Persian, IS Threatens To Conquer Iran

In Rare Video In Persian, IS Threatens To Conquer Iran

The militant group Islamic State (IS) has vowed in a rare video message in PersianRead More

Iran Poses ‘Greatest Long Term Threat’ To Mid-East Security

Iran Poses ‘Greatest Long Term Threat’ To Mid-East Security

Iran’s malignant influence is the most significant threat to Middle East security, according to theRead More

IRAN: Annual report on the death penalty 2016

IRAN: Annual report on the death penalty 2016

The 9th annual report of Iran Human Rights (IHR) on the death penalty gives anRead More

Academic Arrested In Iran For ‘Insulting Sanctities’

Academic Arrested In Iran For ‘Insulting Sanctities’

A university professor has been arrested in Iran for allegedly insulting religious sanctities, an officialRead More

Historical Churches in Iran Being Destroyed While UNESCO Overlooks

Historical Churches in Iran Being Destroyed While UNESCO Overlooks

There are around five hundred registered church buildings in Iran, with many of them abandonedRead More

Iranian Sunni Leader Worried By Alleged ‘Secret Order’ To Quickly Execute Prisoners

Iranian Sunni Leader Worried By Alleged ‘Secret Order’ To Quickly Execute Prisoners

The spiritual leader of Iran’s Sunnis has written to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali KhameneiRead More

Iran Bans Teen Chess Siblings Over Head Scarf, Match Against Israeli

Iran Bans Teen Chess Siblings Over Head Scarf, Match Against Israeli

Iranian chess officials have barred two teen siblings from domestic chess tournaments and the nationalRead More

Khamenei Rejects Offer of National Reconciliation

Khamenei Rejects Offer of National Reconciliation

ome Conservatives Side With Reformist Leader Khatami Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s refusal of an offerRead More