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The People Of Iran Need Our Voice


Iranian men and women are protesting the oppression of a regime that persecutes and kills its own people.  They live under the most horrifying tyranny anyone can imagine. They have been protesting for a week, calling for an end to this evil regime, and even with Iran cutting internet and social media disturbing images are presented.  The death toll, which ... Read More »

Christmas Greetings From A Christian Prisoner


Ibrahim Firouzi a Christian prisoner who has spent more than four years in prison in Iran on religious grounds, has sent a letter of encouragement to Christians from Gohardasht prison in Karaz, Iran. Have mercy and joy in the Lord because the door of his Mercy has been opened in our Lord Jesus Christ. The commemoration of Christmas is the ... Read More »

Midnight Raids On Christians, By Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp


According to News sources, around midnight the Revolutionary guard Corp’s intelligence forces stormed the house of Christian activist’s in Karaj. In early morning hours they stormed 8 houses simultaneously. They savagely took them, and there is no information on their status or whereabouts. Their families have no information. Four were arrested, Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, Shabab Shahi, Alireza Nour Mohammadi. ... Read More »

Iranian Assylum Seeker Deported By Norway Receives 80 Lashes


On Tuesday Layla Bayat received 80 lashes in Tehran,  after seeking asylum in March from the Norwegian government.   They refused to help her and she was extradited to Iran, where her sentence of 80 lashes was carried out. Mahmoud Amirimghdam, the spokeswoman for the human rights organization of Iran, said it’s a Pity that International authorities like Norway, who are ... Read More »

10 Iranian Christian Converts In Iran Receive Unjust Lengthy Sentences

The total reported earlier of recent Iranian Christian converts in Iran that have been targeted for long-term imprisonment and Exile by the courts has risen from 8 to 10. Those named Christians facing heavy sentences are Youcef Nadarkhani, Victor Bet Tamraz, mohammad-Reza omidi,  Muhammad Ali Musayyib zade, Zaman fadaei, Sawada AGhasar (summon for serving) Hadi Asgari and Amin Afshar nadery. ... Read More »

A Political Prisoner In Evin Prison Addresses Ambassadors


Last week, the illegitimate government of Iran,  through the criminal justice division invited 45 Ambassadors of Foreign countries to visit the notorious Evin prison. This was done in order to show the world that they are not torturing prisoners and are promoting Human Rights. Making false claims and showing many jobs in prison,  classes, literature phone calls to family and ... Read More »

Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Summoned Again To Court


Pastor Youcef  Nadarkhani who was released from prison in Iran last week was summoned to court again, and subsequently rearrested along with 3 other Christians from the same church. He was previously arressted  and charged with apostasy and sentenced to death. In 2012 his sentence was reduced and he was released after serving 4 years for the charge of acting ... Read More »

Maryam Naghash Zargaran Attacked In Iranian Prison


Maryam Naghash Zargaran (Nasim) in Evin prison in Iran, has been under increasing pressure there from officials and fellow inmates.  She has been placed into cells with criminals. A few days ago, an argument over phone time ensued when Nasim asked to use her time on the phone and a 54 year old woman, convicted as a thief attacked her ... Read More »

Breaking: Deadly Terror Attack In Iran


Another deadly attack, this time in Iran.  ISIS quickly claimed responsibility, and according to reports said the attack was for Syria. Gunmen entered Iran’s Parliament dressed as women, and began firing, and reports say that a suicide bomber also detonated a bomb on the 4th floor.   They also say there are 4 hostages.   Reports say at least 8 killed and ... Read More »

World Focus’s On Iran’s Election While Silent About The Cries Of The Innocent


Atena Daehmi Needs Your Voice! Iran is currently holding elections, while all attention is focused here many rights activists are still being arrested for speaking out for a Democratic and free Iran.  While the regime continues its oppression, torture and heinous crimes against its people.  Evin prison one of the worst prisons in Iran is now holding innocent people with ... Read More »