Family Research Council to Host Event on Religious Freedom in Iran

CONTACT: J.P. Duffy or Joshua Arnold, (866) FRC-NEWS or (866)-372-6397

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday, February 5, Family Research Council will host an event titled, “Stories from Iran: Religious Freedom and the Secret Growth of the Underground Church.” The event will feature two Christian women, Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh, who were imprisoned for their faith in Iran. Dabrina Bet Tamraz, daughter of Assyrian Christian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, who is appealing his sentence, will also be speaking.

WHAT: Discussion of religious freedom, the persecution of Christians, and the spread of the underground church in Iran. FRC’s Executive Vice President, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William Boykin, will offer opening remarks.

WHEREFamily Research Council Media Center, 801 G St NW, Washington, DC, 20001 (register for the event here). The event will be livestreamed here.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET.

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