Habib Heydari (40) and Sasan Khosravi (36) were released early from Bushehr Central Prison in southwest Iran.
He was returned to Anzali prison – just two weeks after he had been released
Christian convert Mahrokh Kanbari has been summoned to face a new charge of “propaganda against the regime”
Nine converts serving five-year prison sentences have been released pending a review
In a decision that could have significant implications for Christian prisoners in Iran, the Supreme Court has ruled that belonging to a house church is not a criminal offence
Five Christian converts have been summoned to prison to begin or resume serving sentences handed down because of their house-church activities
Church in Chains has joined seven other organisations in the appeal
Christian convert Saheb Fadaie, who has spent more than three years in Evin prison, was told on 24 October that he has been denied parole for the second time – despite never applying for it
Three Christian converts due to begin serving three-year sentences have unexpectedly been informed of an additional appeal hearing in December, while another Christian who was missing in detention has been released on bail
In a recent audio message, Naser reflected on persecution, forgiveness, and justice.