Three Christian Azerbaijani Men Freed in Iran

Iran pdIran (Mission Network News) Three Christian Azerbaijani men were just released from prison in Iran on bail. They were able to return to Azerbaijan and reunited with their families on November 6th.

Emily Fuentes with Open Doors USA explains, “Several months ago, these men were arrested along with another Iranian national for Christian activities within the country. It was under the guise of some other things, but it was the common thread that they were all Christians and practicing their faith and participating in religious events.”

Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov, and Bahram Nasibov traveled to Iran from Azerbaijan to celebrate a friend’s wedding. On Friday, June 24, the wedding was raided by Iranian officials and ten people were arrested. While most were quickly released, Eldar, Yusif, Bahram, and Naser (an Iranian Christian) were taken to Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.

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