MORE PERSECUTION AGAINST CHRISTIANS

ayatollahTehran (Adnkronos / Aki) – They were arrested in Tehran five citizens of Iranian converts from Islam to Christianity. He reports the news website 'Iranpressnews’ showing the names of the people ended up in handcuffs: Ahmad Baziar, Faheqeh Nasrollahi, Mastan Rastegari, Amir Hossein Hosseini, e Nehmatollahi. According to the site, Iranian intelligence agents raided a 'Private church', located in east Tehran, in which the five converts were celebrating the rites for Christmas. The agents seized personal effects, computers and various documents of the five Christians, of which at the moment do not know the place of detention. In recent years, during the holidays’ Christmas, pressures Iranian intelligence against converts to Christianity have increased significantly. According to a report published last month by the news website 'Mohebbatnews', the conditions of Iranian Christians, under the government of President Hassan Rohani, have further worsened.

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