Iran’s revolutionary court sentenced 18 Christian converts on charges that include evangelism, propaganda against the regime, and creating house churches to practice their faith. The sentences totaled almost 24 years (the lack of transparency in Iran’s tightly controlled judicial system does not allow for a breakdown of individual sentences). The defendants were also barred from […]
Ibrahim Firouzi, a Muslim convert to Christianity in Iran, was sentenced to the maximum five years in prison for “action against national security through collusion and gathering.” After Firouzi converted to Christianity, he was arrested on August 25, 2013 and convicted of evangelizing, colluding with “anti-regime” foreign networks, launching a Christian website, and, in short, […]
I was recently interviewed on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo. Topics ranged from President Obama’s reference to the Ayatollah’s “taqiyya-fatwa” concerning nuclear weapons, Pakistani persecution of Christians, in the context of two recent church bombings, and Islamic modus operandi: when weak, preach peace, when strong, wage jihad. Click here to listen to the 23-minute interview.
FrontPage Magazine As Iran continues edging closer to developing nuclear weapons—a major threat to the entire Mideast region, especially longstanding U.S. ally Israel—U.S. President Obama has come to the aid of the Islamic Republic, by citing an Islamic fatwa no less. In a video recording posted on the White House’s website, Obama said, “Iran’s Supreme […]
Victor Bet-Tamarz, a sickly 60-year-old Assyrian Pentecostal church leader who was among many Christians to be arrested after Iranian security forces raided his Tehran home during a Christmas celebration, as well as another unidentified Christian, remain behind bars, as of February 2: Police was seen filming the arrests, forcing each Christian to state their identity, explain […]
CBN News Slovak Evidence has again emerged indicting that if Western mainstream media actually reported more on the sufferings of Christians throughout the Islamic world, their lot would likely improve. Meriam Ibrahim, a woman who is imprisoned in Sudan and sentenced to death on the charge that she apostatized from Islam and converted to Christianity—and […]
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