by Mark Yapching
Mohabat News reported on Wednesday that Pastor Victor Bet-Tamarz, Amin Afshar Naderi and Kavian Fallah Mohammadi were temporarily freed by the government on bail.
All three have been barred from engaging in any Christian activities while they wait to be summoned by the Revolutionary Court as a condition of their release.
Pastor Bet-Tamarz formerly led the Shahr-Ara Pentecostal Church in Tehran for 30 years until he was dismissed as pastor by the government in March 2009. The pastor and the two converts were arrested by Iranian authorities in Iran on December 26, 2014, while they were celebrating Christmas in Tehran with 10 other converts. In the middle of the event, celebration, state security personnel arrived and arrested all 13 Christians.