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Ten Iranian Christians arrested at a prayer meeting
They were meeting at the home of those arrested. The authorities refuse to give the families information about their whereabouts. Police and security services hunt down converts, shut down churches were services are in Farsi.
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Hamid Pourmand could have faced death penalty.
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Moved to a military prison, he might be sentenced on "espionage" charges.
Christian convert waiting for his apostasy trial asks for prayers
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