But they just got probation. This time. Islamic Tolerance Alert from the Islamic Republic of Iran: “Iran: Three Converts Ordered To Stop “˜Christian Activities,– from Compass Direct, March 31 :
LOS ANGELES, March 31 (Compass Direct News) — Declaring three Iranian Christians guilty of cooperating with “anti-government movements,” a court in Shiraz on March 10 ordered the converts to discontinue Christian activities and stop propagating their faith.
An Islamic Revolutionary Court judge handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence with a five-year probation to Seyed Allaedin Hussein, Homayoon Shokouhi, and Seyed Amir Hussein Bob-Annari. The judge said he would enforce their prison sentence and try them as “apostates,” or those who leave Islam, if they violate terms of their probation — including a ban on contacting one another.
A new penal code under consideration by the Iranian Parliament includes a bill that would require the death penalty for apostasy.
“The warning that they will be “˜arrested and tried as apostates” if they continue their Christian activities is quite chilling,” said a regional analyst who requested anonymity….
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