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Iran’s oppression of Baha’is is unfolding with greater intensity
May 07, 2021 17:38 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community is concerned that a recent intensification of the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran appears to be underway,...
Iranian authorities prohibiting Baha’is from a dignified burial
April 23, 2021 07:04 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington D.C., April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing Iran’s decades-long campaign of persecution of its Baha’i community from cradle to grave, the Iranian authorities have now banned the...
Qatar expelling and blacklisting Baha’is could indicate pattern of religious cleansing
April 06, 2021 07:00 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., April 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community (BIC) is extremely concerned by systematic attempts over many years by Qatari authorities to blacklist and...
Leaked Iranian document reveals systematic effort to monitor and suppress Baha’is
March 11, 2021 17:15 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha'i International Community has announced that an official Iranian directive has come to light, which instructs local authorities in the...
“An extraordinary wave of support”: Muslim leaders and government officials denounce Iran’s persecution of Baha'is
February 18, 2021 15:45 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Muslims, government officials, and parliamentarians around the world have joined a growing outcry at the unjust confiscation of properties...
Congress Passes Resolution Condemning Iran’s Persecution of Baha’i Community
December 07, 2020 17:14 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 823, condemning the Iranian government’s persecution of the Baha’i community....
Forging a Path to Racial Justice
June 19, 2020 06:03 ET | Baha'i National Center
Chicago, June 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’is of the United States join our fellow-citizens in heartfelt grief at the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many...
Persecution of Iran’s Baha’is ramped up: threats to “uproot”, prison sentences and psychological pressures
June 10, 2020 13:27 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the face of an escalating health pandemic, the Iranian authorities have ramped up their persecution of the Baha’is, targeting at least 71 individuals...
Houthis continue to hold pardoned Baha’i prisoners of conscience during pandemic
June 03, 2020 13:01 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Six Baha’i prisoners of conscience remain imprisoned by Yemen’s Houthi authorities, despite COVID-19 spreading to prisons in Sana’a and warnings...
Baha’is in Iran face accelerated persecution despite public health crisis
May 18, 2020 16:22 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit Iran particularly hard, the Iranian government has further intensified its persecution of its Baha’i community. ...