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Relatives of imprisoned Baha’is highlight worsening situation in Iran

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bipartisan resolution that calls attention to the situation of the Baha’is in Iran. Senate Resolution 75 (click to find a list of co-sponsors and other information) condemns the Iranian regime’s continued persecution of this religious minority and “calls on the President and Secretary of […]

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Briefing at Freedom House in Washington, D.C.: Education discrimination in Iran leads to creative use of technology by Baha’i online university

Event details Where: Freedom House, 4th Floor, 1301 Connecticut Ave., Washington, D.C. When: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 10 a.m. All media, organizations and public welcome. Delegation to visit Washington to speak out about resilience of Baha’i students and educators in Iran Washington, D.C. — With looming court dates for 8 Baha’i educators charged with conspiracy […]

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Latest Freedom House report on Iran mentions Baha’is

In its latest report on women’s rights in Iran, updated March 12, 2010, Freedom House explained the constitutional provisions that limit religious freedom in that country, including restrictions on Baha’is. From the report… Article 13 of the constitution recognizes Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians as religious minorities and grants them limited freedom of religious practice, education, […]

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Baha’i “Spying” Case Strikes New Blow Against Religious Freedom in Iran

Freedom House issued a statement strongly condemning the Iranian government’s decision to try 7 Baha’is next week

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