Iranian Christian Sevada Aghasar was conditionally released from Tehran’s Evin Prison on Sunday 21 July.
The cross on top of an Assyrian church building in Tabriz has been reinstated, following international outcry.
On 1 July, security agents arrested eight Christians in Bushehr, southwest Iran, while on 5 July, five other Christians began serving prison sentences in Karaj.
A 100-year-old Assyrian church in the northwestern city of Tabriz was closed down and had its cross forcibly removed by government officers.
At an appeal hearing on 15 January, judges asked Iranian Christians Saheb Fadaie and Fatemeh Bakhteri to renounce their faith, which they refused to do.
The Iranian authorities have announced that nine Christians were arrested during Christmas week in Alborz province, northwest Iran, bringing the number of Iranian Christians arrested in November and December to over 150.
Over one hundred Christians were arrested in the week leading up to to 5 December in a growing crackdown by the Iranian authorities.
On 16 November, security agents detained Behnam Ersali in Mashhad and his friend Davood Rasooli in Karaj.
Ebrahim Firouzi has been continually refused medical treatment for severe toothache to the extent that he is unable to eat in prison in Iran.
Christian prisoner Naser Navard Gol-Tapeh has written an open letter to the Iranian authorities asking how his house church activities could be seen as anti-state.