As the world celebra
As the world celebrates bicentenary, Baha’is in Iran experience added pressure
04 nov. 2019 15h32 HE | Baha'i National Center
Washington, DC, Nov. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Baha'i International Community, Iranian authorities exerted heightened pressure on Baha’is around the country as people of various...
Baha'is Celebrate Bi
Baha'is Celebrate Bicentenary
22 oct. 2019 07h00 HE | Baha'i National Center
Wilmette, Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bahá’ís of the United States mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Báb. (Another Bicentenary? Didn’t they just have one?)   October...
Baha’is of Iran suff
Baha’is of Iran suffer most egregious forms of persecution - UN report
30 août 2019 10h19 HE | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Aug. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’is of Iran—the largest non Muslim religious minority in the country—have suffered the “most egregious forms of repression, persecution...
Recent raids, arrest
Recent raids, arrests and court cases against Baha’is in Iran
14 août 2019 16h29 HE | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community is deeply concerned following a series of arrests, home raids and false sentences against members of the Bahá’í...
US State Department
US State Department Condemns Houthi Persecution of Yemeni Baha’is
23 avr. 2019 12h03 HE | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On April 22nd, the US State Department issued a statement through its spokesperson Morgan Ortagus, voicing deep concern over “credible reports...
Baha’is urge parties
Baha’is urge parties in Yemen to include Baha’is in Sana’a in prisoners exchange
05 févr. 2019 15h15 HE | 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 c
Houthis accelerate court proceedings against Baha’is in Yemen
31 déc. 2018 11h33 HE | 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
21 déc. 2018 08h00 HE | 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...
UN resolution denoun
UN resolution denounces human rights abuses against Baha’is in Iran
18 déc. 2018 16h00 HE | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has condemned the Iranian government’s chronic violation of human rights against minorities, including...
Film and panel discussion to highlight ongoing persecution of Baha'is in Iran
28 sept. 2017 18h23 HE | 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...