5 Christians Arrested in Rasht

HRANA News Agency – On May 13, 2016, at least five Christians were arrested, including Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani in Rasht. Three of them are still in custody.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), On May 13, 2016, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani and his wife Fatemeh Pasandideh (Tina) and three other new Christian converts were arrested at the church in Rasht by the raid of the intelligence agents.
The names of the other detainees are: Yasser Musayyibzadeh (responsible of the Church), Saeb Fadaee and Mohammad Vafadar.
According to the report, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani and his wife were released but the other three are still in the custody of the security forces.

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