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...
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...
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...