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State Department’s 2011 International Religious Freedom Report documents Baha’i persecution in Iran

The U.S. State Department has released the International Religious Freedom Report for 2011. At a briefing today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (pictured in this State Department photo by Michael Gross) talked about the importance of religious freedom: Religious freedom is not just about religion. It’s not just about the right of Roman Catholics to […]

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Secretary of State Clinton: “We have not forgotten the Baha’i community in Iran”

On Thursday, August 12, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton issued the following statement concerning the seven Iranian Baha’i leaders who have each been sentenced to 20 years in prison for their religious beliefs. According to new reports, the seven prisoners have been transferred from Evin prison in Tehran to Gohardasht Prison – also […]

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