“Media sources from Iran warn that the number of arrested Christians in Iran is on the rise in various cities,” Stop Fundamentalism reports.
3/6/2012 Iran (Stop Fundamentalism) – Media sources from Iran warn that the number of arrested Christians in Iran is on the rise in various cities.
HRA News reports that the arrested, are mostly new Christians who have converted from Islam.
In the city of Esfahan, two women, Shahnaz Zarifi and Maryam Del Aram and a man, Shahram Ghaedi have been arrested. Reports say that Mr. Ghaedi’s home was searched during the raid and a number of items were taken by the Iranian security forces.
Mr. Ghaedi is a member of the St. Pauls church in Esfahan and a theatrical artist. He has repeatedly played the role of Jesus in various Iranian theaters. Those familiar with him and his family say that his whereabouts are currently unknown.