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Iran: refusal

Convert from Islam, Ebrahim Firoozi, learned in late March that an Iranian appeals court in December 2016 upheld his five-year prison sentence for crimes related to practicing his faith.

World Watch Monitor

In April 2015, a judge found him guilty of ‘actions against national security, being present at an illegal gathering and collusion with foreign entities’ – all standard charges levelled against converts to Christianity in Iran – and sentenced him to five years in jail.