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Iran Crackdown On Farsi-Speaking Christians

Jan 2nd, 2014 | By
Farsi-speaking Christians have been jailed or are banned from attending churches in Iran, local believers say.

Many Iranian Christians have been forced to usher in the New Year without a church service in their native language amid a government crackdown on Farsi-speaking Christians and congregations. The St. Peter Church in Tehran, the capital, was added to an “expanding list of churches” where Farsi-speaking Christians “are now allowed”