Yemen’s Houthi Grand
Yemen’s Houthi Grand Mufti targets Baha’is—UN Security Council to consider Yemen next week
June 09, 2023 13:38 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, June 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A bloodcurdling sermon filled with disinformation and hate against Yemen’s Baha’i community was delivered at Friday prayers on 2 June, in the capital...
Armed Houthis attack
Armed Houthis attack peaceful Baha’i gathering, arresting at least 17, in fresh crackdown
May 26, 2023 17:58 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, May 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houthi gunmen have staged a violent raid on a peaceful gathering of Baha’is in Sanaa, Yemen, on 25 May, detaining and forcibly disappearing at least 17...
Houthis continue to
Houthis continue to hold pardoned Baha’i prisoners of conscience during pandemic
June 03, 2020 13:01 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Six Baha’i prisoners of conscience remain imprisoned by Yemen’s Houthi authorities, despite COVID-19 spreading to prisons in Sana’a and warnings...
Baha’i prisoners in Yemen must be released as promised
April 08, 2020 13:02 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two weeks after the televised announcement made by Mahdi Al-Mashat, the Baha’i International Community is gravely concerned that the decision of the...
Baha’i prisoners in Yemen to be released, say Houthi authorities
March 25, 2020 16:25 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Houthi authorities in Yemen today ordered the release of all Baha'i prisoners, along with a pardon for prisoner of conscience Hamed bin...
Sana’a court upholds
Sana’a court upholds death sentence against Yemeni Baha’i
March 23, 2020 10:24 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An appeals court in Sana’a yesterday upheld a death sentence against Hamed bin Haydara, a Baha’i imprisoned since 2013. The Baha'i International...
Electrocutions, beat
Electrocutions, beatings and mass arrests: Houthis’ Iran-inspired campaign against the Yemeni Baha’is
February 24, 2020 06:00 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty-four members of the Baha’i community in Yemen are due in a Houthi courtroom on 25 February, in Sana’a, for the latest session of what the...
US State Department
US State Department Condemns Houthi Persecution of Yemeni Baha’is
April 23, 2019 12:03 ET | 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
February 05, 2019 15:15 ET | 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
December 31, 2018 11:33 ET | 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...