religious minorities

Rouhani: Two Years Later

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Source: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) this week marks the two-year anniversary of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s assumption of&hellip

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Heretics: Iran’s Religious Minorities

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Source: http://www.smallmedia.org.uk/heretics/ “At best, Iran’s religious minority communities are reduced to second-class citizenship; at worst, they are imprisoned, exiled, or sentenced to death. Iran’s Jews, Zoroastrians, Armenian Christians, Baha’is, Evangelical Christians, and Sunni and Sufi Muslims&hellip

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Iranian Christians Tortured in Prison

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Published 14 May 2014  |   Carey Lodge  Source: christiantoday.com, http://goo.gl/wDIb46 Further reports have emerged of Christians being violently tortured and beaten while serving prison sentences for their faith in Iran. According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international&hellip

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Save Freedom of Worship in the Middle East

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Source: National Review Online, http://goo.gl/OKkVmZ We must prioritize protecting religious minorities under threat.  By Ileana Ros-Lehtinen     Earlier this year, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 15th annual report on the&hellip

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