Christian Prisoners Were Deprived to Attending of the Christmas Celebration

Friday, January 9, 2015

Christian prisoners were interdicted to attending of Christmas by officials of Rajai Shahr prison.

Christmas celebration was held by Management of cultural and religious of the prison on 30 Dec 2014. And the prisoners had been declared to participating on the occasion of Christ birth.

Though, Farshid Fathi (Priest), Ibrahim Firouzi, Rasoul Abdollahi and Sergik (Armenian citizen) were summoned by officials before the feast. They were taken very impolitely to the prison management office in order to prevent participating in the celebration.

Furthermore, the other Christian prisoners also were deprived to participating in the feast, as Christian activists declared. 

Reportedly Human Rights violations of Christians are being continued by officials of the regime of Iran.  

According to reports, Iran is among the countries that harass Christians and had been gained seventh among 196 countries.

Source: VOCIR

Translated by: Kaveh Taheri