Persecution of Christians in Iran worsening under Hassan Rouhani

Christians in Parliament All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG)  and the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief investigated the current state of Iran and the persecution of Christians in Iran.  The joint investigation found that Christians continue to be arrested and interrogated because of their faith in Iran.

While Iran is under the rule of Hassan Rouhani, Christians are subject to harassment, discrimination and persecution, according to an Open Doors Organization report.  Iran has been ranked the world’s seventh worst nation for the persecution of Christians according to a study published in January.

Read more about Hassan Rouhani’s broken promises of religious freedom in Iran here.

The Persecution of Christians in Iran

Christians in Parliament APPG and APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief Joint Report:
“There has been no substantive change in Iran’s human rights record since the election of President Rouhani; in fact by some indicators you could argue that things have gotten worse.”

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