2018 Sees ‘Unprecedented’ Persecution in Iran

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Iran (Mission Network News) Amid news of Iran’s deepening economic woes, a new report describes the regime’s continued crackdown on Christians.

Violations of the Rights of Christians in Iran 2018 was compiled by Article 18, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Middle East Concern, and Open Doors International. It begins by listing rights and freedoms guaranteed by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), then describes examples of violations by Iranian authorities.

Iran signed on to the ICCPR in 1975, yet continuously violates the rights held by religious minorities.

“Iran is consistently one of the hardest places in the Middle East for Christians, but last year – particularly towards the end of last year – saw a significant rise in arrests and tensions,” notes Middle East Concern’s Miles Windsor.

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