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Faran Hesami, Kamran Rahimian and their son, Artin 25 Jul

Baha’i Rights Media Round-Up: Week of July 22nd, 2013


An Update on the Destruction of the House of Baha’u'llah in Baghdad from the Universal House of Justice (Messages from the Baha’i World Centre…

nourizad 22 Jul

Iranian Filmaker Mohammad Nourizad Makes Headlines For Kissing Baha’i Boy’s Feet

This past week, Iranian filmaker, writer and dissident Mohammad Nourizad visited the home of a 4-year-old Baha’i boy named Artin and posted a photo of…

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Prisoners in Profile: Bashir Ehsani, Education Rights Activist

“For years, we as Baha’is have been deprived of the right to education as part of our everyday lives. It is as if our foreheads were all branded a…

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Leva Khanjani gets leave from prison (Sen’s Day – July 10th)

On July 11th, Leva Khanjani, a Baha’i student who was banned from pursuing her…

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A Trio of Arrests In Iran

Iranian human rights organization HRANA reports a small wave of arrests in Iran this week. On Monday, Nura Samitra Fallah, a Baha’i from Shiraz, was …

Siyyid `Alí Muḥammad Shírází 9 Jul

Histories of Persecution: Remembering The Execution of the Báb

Today, members of the Baha’i faith all around the world will be remembering the execution of the Báb in in 1850s Persia. Considered a forerunner to …

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