Iranian Christians released an open statement announcing their solidarity with the nationwide protests in Iran and condemned the police brutality.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, based on the initiative of KHMA (The Church Is the Right of Christians, more than 300 Iranian Christians issued an open statement supporting the nationwide protests after the death of Mahsa Amini.
According to the statement, Iranian Christians showed support regardless of their location, stating their solidarity with the people.
The signatories also stated that showing sympathy and verbal consolation is not enough, stressing that people should take action against the Islamic Republic’s43-year oppression.
KHMA has been active since 2018 and strives for the Christians’ freedom of association through establishing the church as a necessary means to protect these individuals against violence.