Exposed: The Iranian leadership's plan to enrich itself by seizing Baha’i properties
February 17, 2022 13:20 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community is gravely concerned that an organisation entirely controlled by Iran’s leadership—a parastatal body called the...
UN General Assembly calls on Iran to eliminate religious discrimination
December 17, 2021 15:14 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, Dec. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has called on the Iranian government to end its discrimination of minorities in Iran, including of the Baha’i...
Seizures of Baha’i irrigated farms in the midst of Iranian water crisis
December 07, 2021 08:01 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thirteen irrigated farmland plots belonging to Baha’is in the village of Kata in Iran’s southwest have been targeted by authorities seeking to further...
UN Committee Passes Resolution Calling on Iran to Eliminate Religious Discrimination
November 18, 2021 11:54 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A committee of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has again called on the Iranian government to end its discrimination of minorities in Iran,...
Resolution condemning Iranian persecution against Baha’is introduced in Congress
October 27, 2021 09:54 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, October 25th, House Resolution 744 (H.Res.744), condemning the state-sponsored persecution of the Baha’i community of Iran,...
Increasing propaganda raises concern for Iranian Baha’is
July 08, 2021 10:36 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community (BIC) is calling for the Iranian government to be held accountable for its campaign of hate speech against the...
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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...