Behnam Akhlaghi | Iran

Behnam Akhlaghi | Iran Convert to Christianity Behnam Akhlaghi was summoned to the offices of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Feb. 23, 2019 as his colleagues Mehdi Khatibi and Babak Hosseinzadeh were being arrested at two different house churches. Colleagues Kamal...
Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari | Iran

Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari | Iran

Mahrokh Roksare | Iran Source: PrisonerAlert Shortly before Christmas in December 2018, three Iranian intelligence agents raided the home of Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari, 65, in the city of Karaj. The agents confiscated cell phones, Bibles and Christian materials. Mahrokh...
Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran

Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran

Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran Source: PrisonerAlert Christian convert Fatemeh Bakhteri, was arrested in May 2017, along with another member of the Iranian Church. Her charges were appealed, but May 18, 2019 they were upheld and her sentence was made known. The judge...
Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran

Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran

Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran Source: CSW, USCIRF, Middle East Concern Since 2006, Iranian authorities have consistently harassed and detained Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani and his family. In 2010, the authorities sentenced him to death for apostasy before acquitting him in...