As CBN reported a few days back:
Hundreds of Christians in Iran have been arrested and imprisoned since the beginning of this year.
The crackdown has led to 285 believers in 35 cities being arrested in Iran in the past six months, according to Elam Ministries, an organization that serves Christians in that country.
Many of those Christians have spent weeks and even months in prison, often serving long stretches in solitary confinement. They also have endured interrogations and psychological abuse…
Do pray for our brethren who have the faith and conviction to leave Islam, and that knowing full well the terrible persecution that is sure to ensue.