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Religious Prisoner In Iran Asks: “Will Things Ever Be All Right Again”

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Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran asked this question not long ago.  She remains in Prison in Iran, for her faith in Christ and her work with Saeed Abidini.  While she ended her hunger strike last year with promises of better conditions and release, and was released for temporary reprieves, each time they added time to her original sentence.  This mental torture, ... Read More »

Christians Aressted In Urmia Iran By Iran Security Forces

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We have learned that in the early morning hours of February 20th a Christian couples home was broken into and raided by Iranian Security forces. Sister Anooshe(Veronica) Reza Bakhsh Brorher Soheil(Agoostin) Zargar Zade Sani,  they are prominent members of a Catholic Church in Urmia. They entered the house with radios and guns, threatening the family.  They aressted the couple and ... Read More »

Urgent Update-Irans Heinous Abuse Of Women In Prison

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We have just learned our sister Maryam Naghash Zargaran who returned to prison recently is in dire situation.  She has a heart condition that is prevalent and causing her health to deteriorate, coupled with depression over her situation she is unable to do anything but sleep. We are very concerned about her.  Her prison sentence is due to end but ... Read More »

A Letter To The U.N. From Christian Converts In Prison In Iran

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The arrest and torture of Christian converts in Iran must be stopped. We respectfully write to Ms. Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights as we are seeing an increase in continued pressure, imprisonment, torture and long-term cases and arressts of Christian converts in Iran.  Especially  those bringing the message of the Gospel and evangelism.  Christian converts are ... Read More »

Stop Iran’s Human Rights Abuses-Update on Arash Sadeghi

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Arash Sadeghi has ended his hunger strike of 72 days,  his wife Golrakh has been temporarily released. Over half a million people took to social media to raise voices for them. OUR VOICES DO MATTER! STAND UNITED AND SPEAK OUT! Iran is committing egregious Human Rights abuses on its own people. Political and Religious prisoners are languishing in the dark ... Read More »

A Quick Review Of Iran’s Human Rights Abuses, (2016) And A Call To Speak Out

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As 2016, a tumultuous year for the world, comes to an end, I am taken to remember those oppressed and persecuted in a country that the world has chosen to turn a blind eye to.  That is Iran.  It’s impossible to list every egregious abuse committed by Iran in only one year.  So we take a quick review and call ... Read More »

Christians & Political Prisoners Suffer In Iran While The Iranian Regime Holds The World Hostage

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I have been following the story of a woman imprisoned in Iran for her faith in Christ.  Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran for some time.  She was aressted for her mission with Saeed Abidini for her work with the church and helping orphans.  We rejoiced at the release of Saeed and the others.  But she and many Christians were left behind ... Read More »

Update On Nasim (Maryam Naghash Zargaran) Request For Prayer

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I have an update on Maryam Naghash (Nasim) Zargaran.  She was given a temporary reprieve from Prison last week.  It’s unclear even to the family why, but she has been at home.  At first she was expected back tomorrow, but after the family asked for an extension, they extended it until Tuesday. Any reprieve from prison is a welcome miracle ... Read More »

Iran Threatens America & Israel Over Nuclear Deal

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  Many are voicing threats against America with the transition of leadership from Obama to Trump. The Palestinian authority is even threatening to “make America miserable” if Trump moves the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But what is of greater interest is the deal made by world leaders with Iran. The 5+1 deal has come under great scrutiny by American law ... Read More »

How Many Christians Are Currently In Iranian Prisons?

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So many Christians are detained in Iranian prisons simply for their faith.  And more are in fear of arrest or arrested every month. Updated numbers from Iran on Christians detained are hard to find.  So when they become available I will post them.  World Watch Monitor has posted an updated list for November 2016. (World Watch Monitor) The table and ... Read More »