Worsening Persecution in Iran

My latest article about persecution of Christians around the world is about Iran.

Iranian security officials arrested three Christian converts, including a filmmaker, in the province of Isfahan on Sept. 27.

Shahram Ghaedi, an actor who was previously in an Iranian movie about the life of Christ and played Jesus on stage, Heshmat Shafiei, and Emad Haghi were taken into custody after a raid on Ghaedi’s house, Mohabat News reported. Authorities also confiscated Ghaedi’s computer and many books in the raid.

Ghaedi is a member of St. Paul Church in Isfahan and part of Iran’s Young Artists Association of Fooladshahr. He wanted to make another movie about Jesus and had directed several plays, including “The Last Supper,” BosNewsLife reported.

Continue reading at WORLDmag.com

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