Baha’is urge parties in Yemen to include Baha’is in Sana’a in prisoners exchange
February 05, 2019 15:15 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Under the supervision of the UN, the internationally recognized Yemeni government and the Houthi authorities are continuing talks today in Amman,...
Houthis accelerate court proceedings against Baha’is in Yemen
December 31, 2018 11:33 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last few days, the Houthi authorities in Yemen have escalated their persecution against the Baha’i community.Due to pressure exerted by...
Last member of former Iranian Baha’i leadership group ends prison term
December 21, 2018 08:00 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The last imprisoned member of the Yaran, the former ad-hoc Baha’i leadership group in Iran, was released from prison on December 20 after serving...
Film and panel discussion to highlight ongoing persecution of Baha'is in Iran
September 28, 2017 18:23 ET | Baha'i National Center
Wilmette, IL, Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The release last week of Mahvash Sabet, a Baha'i leader in Iran, after a decade of unjust imprisonment was welcome news, but it highlights the long...
Bahá’ís of Chicago join worldwide celebrations to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, Founder of the Bahá’í Faith
September 21, 2017 16:20 ET | Baha'i National Center
Chicago, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bahá’ís of Chicago will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on Saturday, October 21, 2017,...
US Baha’is join global bicentenary celebration
September 20, 2017 16:55 ET | Baha'i National Center
Wilmette, IL, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In hundreds of towns and cities across the United States, preparations are underway to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the...