Iran steps up anti-Christian campaign
The Iranian authorities are stepping up their campaign against Christians in the run-up to Christmas in what threatens to become a repeat of last year's crackdown when dozens of believers were arrested ...
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#1 Dec 16, 2011
"Last Christmas, more than 70 Christians were arrested in a crackdown on Irans house church movement; security officers raided homes in Tehran and the western city of Mashhad in the early hours of 26 December while the occupants were asleep.
"Many of the Christians were verbally and physically abused before being detained for interrogation. The majority were held for weeks or even months before finally being freed, often after the payment of a large ransom."
#2 Dec 16, 2011
Reminds me of the stories we used to hear coming out of Poland. Going to church was a way to irk the communist authorities.
#4 Dec 17, 2011
The antichrist (islam) is having a field day.
#5 Dec 17, 2011
I thought Obama was the anti-Christ. Him being a Muslim, I get it now.
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