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Houston Chronicle highlights religious freedom, Baha’is of Iran

On Thursday, July 1, the Houston Chronicle’s religion blog “Believe Out Loud” ran a story about a local Baha’i, Enayat Amini, who immigrated from Iran in 2004 after the authorities shut down his business because of his Baha’i beliefs. From the article: Nearly 70 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where religious practices […]

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Shohreh Aghdashloo on Baha’i human rights in Iran

Award-winning Iranian actress Shohreh Aghdashloo advocated for Baha’i rights and religious freedom in Iran in this video address, which debuted at a public event held on Sept. 12, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Also available at Iranian.com

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Religion Freedom Crackdown in Iran

The National Review Online posted an article titled: “Religion Freedom Crackdown in Iran”

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US Congress Focuses on Religious Freedom

Voice of America posted the following story about a conference on Capitol Hill on protecting religious freedom around the world. U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, a Republican from Pennsylvania, hosted the conference . The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, in his remarks cited the Iranian government’s repression of its Bahai religious minority. You […]

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White House Expresses Concern for Baha’is in Iran

The White House today expressed concern for the worsening situation of the Baha’is in Iran and called on the Government of Iran to respect the religious freedom of its minorities.

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