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Thursday, October 05, 2006

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Two moslems who have converted to christianity are arrested !

Ms. Fereshteh Dibaj daughter of Iranian priest father Mehdi Dibaj who was brutally murdered in 1994, is arrested in the city of Mashhad together with her husband Mr. Reza Montazemi.
Since Wednesday when this news was aired by the French Association in Defense of the Rights of Christian's ( Portes Ouverts) until now there is no news about these couple.
According to the officials from this association , Ms. Fereshteh Dibaj is 28 years old and Mr. Reza Montazemi is 35 years old . Mr. Reza Montazemi converted to christianity when he was 20 years old,both of them were arrested on September 26 at 7:00am by secret agents from the Ministry of Information.
According to "Portes Ouvertes" association Ms. Fereshteh Dibaj and her husband were in charge of a church in the city of Mashhad, this is the church were the regime murdered another priest by the name of Mr. Hossain Sudmand ( He was a moslem who converted to christianity ).
Father Mehdi Dibaj converted to christianity from Islam when he was 19 years old and was murdered in 1994 when he was 59 years old. In 1993 he was sentenced to death, he was charged with apostasy, but because of international pressure he was released , and in a short time after freedom was brutally murdered.
The French association ( Portes Ouvertes ) have claimed that :" Iran is one of the countries in the world that bring harm and harassment to the christians more than others " .

Source : France Press September 4/06

Link to this news in farsi:
http://r0ozonline.com/01newsstory/017992.shtml

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