Iran steps up crackdown on Christians - JPost - International Iran steps up crackdown on Christians Revolutionary Guard Corps takes charge of campaign, closing down Tehran church. Photo: Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters BERLIN Irans stepped up its crackdown on the country struggling Christian community by closing a church in Tehran, prompting an Iranian human rights group and religious freedom experts to slam the regime. The ability to join a church or mosque or temple is one of the most fundamental religious freedoms, Hadi Ghaemi, a spokesman for the group International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, said last week. ============================================== Yet another example of the tolerance and respect for non-muslims by the illegal, fake and cancerous dictatorship of thugs and murderers that is iran. DEATH TO KHAMEINI.