Jail for Iranian pastor’s son found guilty of ‘acting against national security’


(Worthy News) - The son of an influential pastor silenced by the Iranian government has been handed a four-month jail sentence for his involvement with illegal house churches, World Watch Monitor has learnt.

Ramil Bet-Tamraz was one of the Christians arrested during a picnic in the Alborz Mountains north of Tehran last August. His father, Victor, was arrested on 26 December 2014 for celebrating Christmas.

Ramil, a Christian from an ethnic Assyrian background, was arrested in August 2016 with a group of Christian friends during a picnic in the Alborz mountains, north-east of Tehran. The other four had all converted from Islam. [ Source: World Watch Monitor (Read More...) ]

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