Iran: An Afghan Christian Convert Forcibly Fired Out

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:28:35 PM


20 May, Tehran; an Afghan Christian convert who was threatened and interrogated by the Intelligence Service officers forced to leave Iran according to the news received by VOICR.

Mr. Ilia Arab was beaten by the officials during the interrogating in the Department of Foreign Nationalsí Security office where the goal of inquisition in the city of Karaj at 10 A.M on 14 April 2015.

The officials put the Deacon under pressure through to pass his faith up that he denied the demands as the Christian rights activists said.

Ultimately, he left illegally the country along with his wife within a month, whereas, his wife Nasim Khaki, an Iranian citizen, had a surgical operation on 4 April 2015.

It is worth noting that his daughter has no any Identification card due to her fatherís faith. Ilia and his family would face any horrible risk if they were returned back to Afghanistan for whatever reason by the Iranian government.

Nasim is the sister of a Christian activist of the Church of Karaj County who was arrested by Security Forces of Intelligence Service in the city of Ahwaz on 5 March 2014. Mr. Amin Khaki was reportedly transferred to Karoon prison on 7 May 2014 that he released eventually on the bail after having ten months in the chambers of the regime on 3 Jan 2015. 


By:Kaveh Taheri