Iran: Christian convert loses appeal against 10-year sentence for ‘missionary activities’

Sunday, November 26, 2017

(Worthy News) - An Iranian convert to Christianity has had his 10-year prison sentence upheld after losing his appeal.

Naser Navard Gol-Tapeh was sentenced in May alongside three Azerbaijanis. All four men were given 10-year sentences for “missionary activities” and “actions against national security” in Iran.

However, the three Azerbaijanis – Eldar Gurbanov, Yusif Farhadov and Bahram Nasibov – were allowed to leave Iran in November 2016 and are unlikely to be forced to return, despite their representatives also failing to overturn their verdicts during the 12 November hearing, World Watch Monitor understands. [ Source: World Watch Monitor (Read More...) ]

1 thought on “Iran: Christian convert loses appeal against 10-year sentence for ‘missionary activities’

  1. It's amazing that an entire government such as Iran (though actually ANY government would qualify) would consider the accepting of the person of Jesus Christ as the Son of God to be such a great attack on its existence, that it feels it must destroy the persons who accept Him as such.
    Is Jesus Christ THAT formidable of an adversary to Iran! Apparently, the Iranian government thinks so.

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