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Adopting the Victims of Persecution

June 23, 2022:

Last August, there was an attack on a village in central Nigeria, leaving 11 people dead and many others injured.


Iraqi Leader of Expropriated Christian Property Committee Leads Parliamentary Resignation

June 25, 2022:

06/25/2022 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr led a Parliamentary resignation of 73 legislators, leaving the […]


Seven Iranian Christians Receive Combined 32 Years in Prison

June 16, 2022:

06/16/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Last week on June 7, an Iranian-Armenian pastor was sentenced to 10 years in […]


Iranian Church Leader’s 10-Year Prison Sentence Upheld

June 10, 2022:

06/10/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Recently on May 29, an appeal court in Iran upheld a decade-long prison sentence […]


Iranian Christians Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison and “Deprivation of Social Rights”

May 12, 2022:

05/12/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Iranian-Armenian Anooshavan Avedian was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He, alongside two members of […]


Persian-Speaking Christian Converts Protest Right to Work

May 07, 2022:

05/07/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Twenty-five Iranian Christian converts signed a joint statement regarding the deprivation of their right to […]


Iranian Christian Converts Interrogated and Imprisoned

April 26, 2022:

04/26/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Several Iranian Christian converts face persecution at the hands of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence. […]


Rasht Christians in Iran Receive Sentencing and Temporary Release

April 18, 2022:

04/18/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was granted temporary furlough from prison where he is serving a […]


Iranian Survey Identifies Agents and Modes of Religious Minority Harassment

March 22, 2022:

03/22/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Harassment of religious minorities most commonly stems from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and Intelligence Ministry, but […]


Iran Seeks Regional “Eliminationism” of Christians

March 07, 2022:

03/07/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Iran is an overlooked source of Christian persecution in the Middle East, according to a […]


Iranian Christians Acquitted of Charges But Some Face New Challenges

March 04, 2022:

03/04/2022 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Nine Iranian Christian converts were acquitted by a Tehran appeal court over charges of […]