Breaking: Iranian government intensifies Baha’i persecution with outrageous demolition of homes and land grabs
August 02, 2022 10:27 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a cruel escalation, and just two days after previous attacks on Baha’is across Iran, up to 200 Iranian government and local agents have sealed off the...
Baha’is accused of “colonialism” and “infiltrating kindergartens” as 52 fresh acts of persecution add to more than 100 in recent weeks
August 01, 2022 17:10 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Aug. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence issued an appalling statement of oppressive hate propaganda against the persecuted Baha’i religious minority yesterday, 31...
Persecution of Baha’is in Iran intensifies for second month in a row
July 21, 2022 16:52 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, July 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 20 Baha’is in Shiraz, Tehran, Yazd and Bojnourd, have been arrested, jailed or subjected to home searches and business closures since the...
Iranian authorities separate Baha’i parents from their children with Shiraz sentences
July 06, 2022 13:04 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, July 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A campaign by Iranian authorities to uproot the Baha’i community in Shiraz took a dark step forward, earlier in June, when Branch 1 of the Revolutionary...
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...