Category - Iran

  • 25 Dec 2008

    Channel 4's decision to broadcast an Alternative Christmas Message by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has angered human rights campaigners. Ironically, it is about the love of Christ.

  • 17 Dec 2008

    Equal participation and shared responsibility in society are at the basis of a peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, participants at an inter-religious symposium in Tehran, Iran, declared last week.

  • 14 Nov 2008

    President-elect Obama is being deluged with well-meaning advice, says Middle East expert Michael Marten. Maybe we expect too much, but taking a realistic look at how he might handle various conflicts in the region remains important.

  • 30 Sep 2008

    The UN Liaison Office of the World Council of Churches and Mennonites have co-sponsored an international dialogue between some 300 religious leaders and political figures - including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

  • 19 Sep 2008

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been invited to a dinner put on by American religious leaders during his visit to the United Nations, scheduled for 25 September 2008.

  • 25 Jul 2008

    The prospect of war over Iran's nuclear plans seemed to recede in mid-July 2008 after a marked change in United States attitudes to the country. But what is really going on?

  • 17 May 2008

    After delegates to the Church of Scotland's general assembly gathered on 15 May they were urged to support a call for Britain and the US to preserve Middle East peace and take no further action that could lead to an invasion of Iran.

  • 7 May 2008

    The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly which meets in a week's time, is to hear an appeal to the UK Government to look to the young population of Iran, to bring about change within the country.

  • 20 Feb 2008

    A recent report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch (co-authored with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights) has highlighted continuing problems around apostasy and civil rights in Egypt.

  • 16 Jan 2008

    The global human rights group Amnesty International has called on the government of Iran to immediately abolish the "grotesque and horrific" practice of publicly stoning people to death.