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  • The Disappearance, Forced Conversions, and Forced Marriages of Coptic Christian Women in Egypt

    04 décembre 2009

    PREFACE Reports of Muslim men abducting and forcibly marrying and converting Coptic Christian women and girls have filtered out of Egypt with increasing frequency over the past decade. The emerging patterns of force, fraud and coercion correspond to definitions...

  • At least 7 arrested in Iran during a Christmas raid

    14 janvier 2010

    At least 7 arrested in Iran during a Christmas raid par nicolas le 13 janvier 2010 · 0 commentaire dans la rubrique Persécution des chrétiens, Sujet de prière by Nicolas Ciarapica, Blogdei.com They have succeeded where others have failed. The Church of...

  • Targets of a Dictator

    14 juin 2010

    By Gabriel J. Waddell Special to ASSIST News Service IRAN (ANS) -- The stories of Christians in Iran over the past couple of months sounds like a modern-day rendition of the Apostle Paul's sufferings for the cause of Christ. While the Apostle recounted...

  • A young mother convicted of her Christian faith in Iran

    06 août 2010

    In the Islamic Republic, judges and politicians can condemn people without the support of the law. So Ms. Fatemeh Passandideh (Nadarkhani), wife of Pasteur Youcef Nadarkhani has been sentenced on August 3rd to life imprisonment by the court of Rasht for...

  • Intensified Persecution of Christians in Iran

    03 décembre 2009

    While attention focuses on the situation of the young French woman “trapped” at the Embassy of France in Iran and the nuclear issue continues to trouble minds, thousands of anonymous people, including religious minorities in Iran are victims from the...

  • TAJIKISTAN: Court bans Baptist church

    03 décembre 2009

    By Mushfig Bayram, Forum 18 News Service Members of a Baptist congregation in the capital Dushanbe have appealed to the City Court against a ban on their activity imposed because they meet for worship in a private home without...

  • Death for being a Christian

    03 décembre 2009

    A 15-year-old Egyptian girl, Dina el-Gohary, has written an emotional appeal to President Obama asking him to use his influence to save her father, Maher el-Gohary, who is being persecuted for his beliefs. "Mr. President Obama, we are a minority in Egypt,"...

  • Punishment for Apostasy in the Muslim World

    06 décembre 2009

    Hard evidence from around the Muslim world clearly demonstrates the sanction of harsh punihsments for apostates of Islam. The West should take decisive measures to protect Muslim apostates like Rifqa Bary. The 1990 Cairo Declaration, or so-called "Universal...

  • A religious dialogue in Iran

    29 janvier 2010

    Iran, not to present anymore, is a country of dialogue and openness promoting cultural diversity in the world. As a matter of fact, the former president Khatami launched, during his first mandate, the idea of a inter-civilisation dialogue aiming to counter...

  • Podcast: Interview with Iranian Christian activist on persecution of Christians in Iran by Esra'a (Bahrain)

    14 août 2010

    Our latest podcast on Mideast Youth features an interview with a Christian Iranian activist, Firouz Khanjani, whose brother, a pastor, was arrested twice this year in Iran. In the podcast Firouz describes the persecution Christians suffer in Iran, the...

  • A well-known iranian pastor face execution

    09 octobre 2010

    To be punished by the "justice" of the Islamic Order, it is not enough to be a criminal or contest the validity of the result of the recent presidential election. There's now a "thought" crime, just as in the Orwellian universe and often the religious...

  • Fatemeh Passandideh released

    14 octobre 2010

    Fatemeh Passandideh, wife of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was released after four months of detention. Ms. Fatemeh Passandideh mother of two children had previously been the subject of a life sentence for apostasy. Fatemeh Passandideh Was released October...

  • A letter from pastor Youcef

    16 octobre 2010

    Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was arrested Oct. 13, 2009. He had protested against the will of the Iranian government to impose an Islamic education for Christian children, and in defiance of the Iranian Constitution and Article 26 of the Universal Declaration...

  • USCIRF Urges Obama Administration to Demand Release of Pastor Facing Execution in Iran for Apostasy

    01 novembre 2010

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed concern for the fate of a Christian pastor who has been jailed for over one year and is currently being threatened with execution for apostasy. USCIRF urged the Obama...

  • In Iran, a Christian pastor faces death sentence

    13 décembre 2010

    (CNN) --A Christan pastor in Iran has been sentenced to death for allegedly renouncing his Muslim religion and another faces a possible indictment on the same charge of apostasy, according to a prominent activist group working for human rights in Iran....

  • In Iran, a Christian pastor faces death sentence

    13 décembre 2010

    (CNN) --A Christan pastor in Iran has been sentenced to death for allegedly renouncing his Muslim religion and another faces a possible indictment on the same charge of apostasy, according to a prominent activist group working for human rights in Iran....

  • IRANIAN CHRISTIANS TO STAND TRIAL FOR “ACTIVITIES AGAINST THE ORDER”

    30 avril 2011

    Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has learnt that eleven members of the Church of Iran are to stand trial in the Revolutionary Tribunal of Bandar-Anzali for “activities against the Order”, and for drinking alcohol. The charges relate to their involvement...

  • Fear Not which Kill the Body

    30 janvier 2010

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Fear Not them which Kill the Body By Gabriel J. Waddell Special to ASSIST News Service Share Source: www.assistnews.net