Middle East

Iran: nine converts acquitted by Appeal Court

Originally published by Voice of the Martyrs On Monday February 28 a verdict was issued by Branch 34 of Tehran’s Appeal Court overturning the convictions of nine Christian converts from Rasht. The nine – Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad, Khalil Daeghanpour, Hossein Kadivar, Kamal Naamanian, Mohammad Vafadar, Mohammad (Sharooz) Eslamdoust, Babak Hosseinzadeh, […]

Released Iranian pastor rearrested after fortnight

Originally published by Voice of the Martyrs Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad and his family after he was rearrested to serve a sentence that had been overturned in 2014. Matthias was released from Anzali Prison near Rasht on December 30 after the Iranian Supreme Court ordered […]