Editor’s Note: Reports are emerging from Iran of heightened persecution of Christians. For decades, the largely Armenian Christian community has suffered a fate similiar to that of the Baha’is. Monitoring, arrests, torture, closure of religious centres are frequent following the conversion of a large number of Muslims to Christianity.
In Iran, ‘crackdown’ on Christians worsens
(CE) Two Christian women are being detained by Iranian security forces as “anti-government activists,” according to International Christian Concern, a human rights organization based in Washington. The imprisoned women reportedly are in ill health.
A Pentecostal church in Tehran has been ordered closed and three Iranian Christian men have been declared guilty of cooperating with “anti-government movements,” according to Compass Direct News of Santa Ana, Calif., which provides reports on Christians worldwide who are persecuted for their faith.
In an overview of persecution in Iran, International Christian Concern stated: “Iranian officials have dramatically increased their persecution of Christians following the conversion of a large number of Muslims to Christianity. Last year alone, 50 Christia... >>>
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