Four Christian aid workers kidnapped in Iraq have been released

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It is confirmed that four French Christian aid workers have been freed after they were kidnapped in Iraq in January. A statement from President Marcron’s office on March 27 informed that the Élysée Palace had made 'every effort to reach this outcome.' The statement thanked Iraqi authorities for their cooperation but gave no details or information about any conditions of the workers’ release.

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Iranians to be released from prison in droves as government fumbles to contain coronavirus

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Iranian Christians are asking for prayer support as the Islamic Republic, in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, has begun releasing huge crowds of prisoners that include persecuted Christians.

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Iranian Christians, denied justice, face five years in prison

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The sentences of nine Iranian Christian converts were upheld after a judge who has become notorious for persecuting prisoners of conscience barred them from using their own lawyers.

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Iranian Christian man denied asylum in UK after judge claims he won't face persecution in Iran

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An Iranian Christian convert from Islam has been denied asylum in the UK after a judge concluded he would not face a 'real act of persecution' by staying in his home country.

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Disappeared Iranian convert rediscovered after more than a month in prison

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An Iranian convert from Islam arrested during anti-government protests following the downing of a Ukrainian jet in Tehran last month was released on bail from Iran's most dangerous prison after over a month during which her whereabouts were not known.

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Iranian Christians lose major tactic once used to hide their faith

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Muslim converts to Christianity in Iran have been exposed to government scrutiny in a new way following changes to a government-mandated ID card that all Iranians need to perform bank transactions and access basic services.

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Iranians flown out of Tehran for secret baptisms

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Twenty Iranians recently flew out of Tehran to get baptized in a secret location outside of the Islamic Republic.

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Believer from Iran details story of answered prayer

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A persecuted Christian from Iran who escaped to Switzerland detailed the conditions believers are facing in the Islamic Republic at the Family Research Council Wednesday, telling a story of how her father was told by God to hand their church over to the government.

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