(Worthy News) - Arrests of Christians in Iran usually spike as Christmas approaches, but this year has been especially severe, sources said.
More than 150 Christians have been detained across the officially Shia Muslim country in the last month, and arrests are expected to continue.
“The current situation has been described by some as unprecedented,” Miles Windsor, advocacy and development manager at Middle East Concern (MEC), told Morning Star News. “There are a huge number of arrests and detentions.” [ Source: Morningstar News (Read More...) ]
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