» 05/22/2008, 00.00
Crackdown against Christian converts in Shiraz
The Compass Direct news agency reports a wave of searches and arrests in mid-May against house churches in the southern part of the country. The police targets former Muslims who left Islam. Some of them are still in prison.
An anti- Bahá'í organisation set up in Tehran
The new movement is created following the latest arrest of Bahá'í faithful. It will have a website to gather signatures opposed to the “underground” activities attributed to the group, seen by Shia Muslims as heretical. Their detention follows that of Muslim converts to Christianity.
Bomb or accident? Doubts remain over the explosion at the mosque in Shiraz
Two days after the incident, the hypothesis of an attack has not been dismissed. The toll of victims is now at 12 dead and more than 200 wounded. The government's caution two weeks from the second electoral round, while the city prosecutor announces a judicial investigation.
26/07/2012 ISLAM - CHRISTIANITY
A Muslim convert talks about Christ
By coming out openly on TV, with the danger of recognition and persecution for 'apostasy,' Mohammed Christophe reasserted the importance of conversion and baptism. In Muslim nations, various bishops and priests refuse to baptise Muslims who want to become Christian. Yet, conversion means a revolution in the relationship with God, the father, and Jesus, who gave his life, for one gives up everything putting one's life at risk.
Isfahan: Protestant clergyman tortured for “converting Muslims”
During a visit in prison, the pastor’s wife saw he had signs of torture. He could be executed. An anti-Protestant crackdown is underway in Isfahan. The regime’s fight against proselytising is coupled with fears that Christian gatherings might host its opponents.
16/05/2006 SRI LANKA
Three churches attacked in less than a month
Buddhist monks are leading the attacks. Sri Lanka's parliament is examining two dangerous anti-conversion bills.
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