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Iranian Christian convert loses appeal against 10 year sentence for “missionary activities”

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World Watch Monitor Naser Navard Gol-Tapeh PICTURE: Via Article 18. An Iranian convert to Christianity has had his 10 year prison sentence upheld after losing his appeal. Naser Navard Gol-Tapeh was sentenced in May alongside three Azerbaijanis. All four men were given 10 year sentences for “missionary activities” and “actions against national security” in Iran. However, the […]

Iran sentences four more Christians to 10 years in jail for ‘missionary activities’

World Watch Monitor One Iranian and three Azerbaijani Christians have been found guilty of “missionary activities” and “actions against national security” in Iran and sentenced to 10 years in prison. World Watch Monitor understands that the three Azerbaijanis – Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov and Bahram Nasibov – are unlikely to serve their sentences because they […]