Ahmad Sarparast

Name: Ahmad Sarparast Country/Area of Origin: Rasht, Iran Background: Ahmad Sarparast is an Iranian Christian convert and member of the non-Trinitarian Church of Iran Reason for Arrest: On 5 September 2021, Ahmad Sarparast was arrested alongside two other Christian convert men, Morteza Mashoodkari and Ayoob Poor-Rezazadeh, both of whom are members of the same church. […]

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Fariba Dalir

Name: Fariba Dalir Country/Area of Origin: Tehran, Iran Age: 51 Background: Fariba Dalir is an Iranian Christian convert who was greatly involved in the Evangelical Church Reason for Arrest: Iranian authorities in Tehran originally arrested Fariba Dalir and five other Christian converts in July 2021; the other detained individuals included Dalir’s then-fiancé and now-husband Soroush,

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Nada & Hamouda

Name(s): Nada (wife) and Hamouda (husband) Country/Area of Origin: Gezira State, Sudan Background: In 2018, Hamouda – then already married to Nada since 2016 – converted to Christianity, and because Sudanese law prohibits marriages between Muslim women and Christian men, the couple was under pressure from Nada’s Muslim family to initiate a divorce to prevent

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Chunmei Wang

Name: Chunmei Wang Country/Area of Origin: Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China Background: Wang, 57 years old, is a retired worker of the Honghe Power Supply Company. Her son currently resides in Virginia, United States. Since the persecution of Falun Gong started, Ms. Wang has been repeatedly arrested for distributing informational materials about Falun Gong. In

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Sara Ahmadi

Name: Sara Ahmadi Age: 42 Country/Area of Origin: Tehran, Iran Background: Sara and her husband were members of a house church. Reason for Arrest: In June 2019, Sara Ahmadi and her husband Homayoun, 62, were detained by authorities from Amol while they were vacationing with other Christian families near the Caspian Sea. Though the other

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