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MEDIA ADVISORY - Thousandth Day Rally for Victims of Flight PS752
September 29, 2022 14:11 ET | PS752 Justice
OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When: 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 Where: The march will begin at the Supreme Court of Canada (301 Wellington St., Ottawa, ON K1A 0J1) and...
End blacklisting and discrimination of Baha’is, Qatar’s Emir told, just weeks before World Cup
September 16, 2022 10:14 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, Sept. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i communities of nine countries yesterday delivered a letter addressed to His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of the State of...
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Truth and justice: A conversation with the families of Flight PS752 victims
September 12, 2022 07:05 ET | PS752 Justice
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When:1:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Where:1030 15th Street, NW, 12th FloorWashington, DC 20005Registration and virtual attendance...
More Baha'is arrested in Iran as month-long crackdown total hits 245
September 01, 2022 13:03 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fourteen Baha'is including thirteen youth were arrested yesterday in the northern Iranian city of Qaemshahr, Mazandaran province, and detained at the Sari...
Revealed: Iran’s brazen propaganda ploy to incriminate Baha’is through fake videos and hate speech
August 19, 2022 12:29 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Aug. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community has received news of a shocking and outrageous new propaganda ploy to incriminate the Baha’is in Iran through a staged...
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...
Nationality laws discriminate against women across the Middle East and North Africa, Reveals New Report by Equality Now
July 07, 2022 03:34 ET | Equality Now
LEBANON, Beirut, July 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A quarter of countries worldwide still have discriminatory nationality laws that deny women the same nationality rights as men, reveals a report by...
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...