Iranian Church Leader, Eight Members of Church of Iran Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

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Iranian church leader Matthias Haghnejad and eight members of the Church of Iran denomination who were on trial with him have each been sentenced to five years in prison following a short trial on 23 September.

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7 Iranian Christians Suffer Detention Without Legal Representation, 5 Others Accused of 'Propaganda Against the Regime'

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Seven of the Christians arrested by Iranian intelligence services on July 1st in the city of Bushehr are being held in solitary confinement with no access to lawyers, Middle East Concern reports.

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Pompeo: State Department Report on Non-Existence of Religious Freedom in Iran ‘Shocks the Conscience’

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The thinning oxygen in the atmosphere for Iran’s religious minorities came to light Friday with the State Department’s release of its 2018 Report on International Religious Freedom, which detailed the level of suppression suffered by Christians and Baha’i under the Ayatollahs.

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UN Demands Iran's Islamic Regime Give Christians a Fair Trial

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Four U.N. human rights experts have issued a joint statement, urging Iran to ensure 'a fair and transparent final hearing' at the country's Revolutionary Court for three Iranian Christians who have been sentenced for 'conducting evangelism' and 'illegal house church activities,' among other charges.

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