“An extraordinary wa
“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 Reso
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 Ra
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’
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
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
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. ...
Baha’i prisoners in Yemen must be released as promised
April 08, 2020 13:02 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two weeks after the televised announcement made by Mahdi Al-Mashat, the Baha’i International Community is gravely concerned that the decision of the...
Baha’i prisoners in Yemen to be released, say Houthi authorities
March 25, 2020 16:25 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Houthi authorities in Yemen today ordered the release of all Baha'i prisoners, along with a pardon for prisoner of conscience Hamed bin...
Sana’a court upholds
Sana’a court upholds death sentence against Yemeni Baha’i
March 23, 2020 10:24 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An appeals court in Sana’a yesterday upheld a death sentence against Hamed bin Haydara, a Baha’i imprisoned since 2013. The Baha'i International...
Electrocutions, beat
Electrocutions, beatings and mass arrests: Houthis’ Iran-inspired campaign against the Yemeni Baha’is
February 24, 2020 06:00 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty-four members of the Baha’i community in Yemen are due in a Houthi courtroom on 25 February, in Sana’a, for the latest session of what the...