Iranian Christian faces spurious charges after arrest

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(Worthy News) - A Christian named Mohammadali Yassaghi faces spurious charges after his arrest on 10 April.

CSW has learned that a Christian named Mohammadali Yassaghi, who is also known as "Estifan", was arrested on 10 April 2018, accused of ‘spreading propaganda against the establishment’ and later transported to Babol prison in the province of Mazandaran.

A 52 year-old father of three and member of the Church of Iran denomination, Mr Yassaghi converted to Christianity over 20 years ago. His arrest is part of an ongoing official campaign targeting Christians through intimidation, spurious arrests and charges, and excessive sentencing. [ Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Iranian Christian faces spurious charges after arrest”

  1. If this news article is true, then why can Google not find a "Church of Iran" denomination in Iran? Likewise, there is not entry for (simply) a Church of Iran, which this man is reported to belong to.

    What does exist are two denominations, both Catholic, listed in the Wiki entry as the Armenian Apostolic Catholic Church and the Chaldean Catholic Church of Iran, but no listing for simply a Church of Iran denomination.

    Google can't find it either.

    It should then be noted that only the very few rare people who attend "Catholic" "churches" actually know and belong to the Jewish Messiah, the King of the Jews, known in the English language as "Jesus."

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