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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 »

While Christianity Is Growing In Iran, Human Rights Abuses Are Also On The Rise

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Many reports are surfacing that say that the Christian church in Iran is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that there are 300,000-400,000 Christians now in Iran. While the Iranian Christian population is growing, & Muslims are converting, it’s not that simple. Christians are increasingly isolated, fearful and often depressed. Christians are also escaping if they can to other ... Read More »

Iran Making New Push For Death Penalty For Apostates?

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Driven by fear of non Islamic society, the hardliners of Iran have been attempting to codify  a bill that will follow strict Islamic law and Institute the death penalty for apostates, or those who leave islam, since 2008.  Will they finally succeed?  Will the new power given them by the world be enough to embolden this move?  One report says ... Read More »