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Archive for August, 2011

Open letter to Iran calls for end to oppression of students

The Baha’i International Community released Saturday an open letter to Iran’s minister for higher education, calling for an end to “the unjust and oppressive practices” that obstruct access to university for Baha’is and other young Iranians. Read the letter in English Read the letter in Persian The five-page letter addressed to Kamran Daneshjoo, Iran’s Minister […]

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VOA Editorial: More Religious Persecution In Iran

“While Iran’s leaders hypocritally claim to promote tolerance, they continue to detain, imprison, harass, and abuse those who simply wish to worship the faith of their choosing.” — U.S. Department of State spokeswoman Victoria Nuland Read entire editorial here. Excerpt Earlier this month, Iranian authorities reportedly refused to allow a Baha’i family to bury a […]

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British novelist Jon Stock explores Iranian government’s persecution of Baha’is

British spy novelist Jon Stock featured the Iranian government’s persecution of Baha’is as a central element of Dead Spy Running. The book was published in 2009 by Thomas Dunne Books and is slated to be made into a movie set for release in 2014. In fact, the book’s climactic scene takes place outside the Baha’i House of […]

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