Iranian President Ra
Iranian President Raisi disregards human rights and calls for religious respect despite 44-year record of religious persecution and rights abuses
September 20, 2023 15:14 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, Sept. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEW YORK—20 September 2023—The Baha’i International Community (BIC) highlighted Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s disregard for human rights in his...
U.S. House of Repres
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Resolution 492 Condemning the Persecution of Baha’is in Iran
September 12, 2023 19:49 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, DC, Sept. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On September 12, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Resolution 492, “Condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored...
Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani and daughter Maria
Iranian authorities arrest 90-year-old Baha’i and target 180 more in relentless spiral of persecution
August 16, 2023 16:28 ET | Baha'i National Center
GENEVA, Aug. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani, a 90-year-old Baha’i in failing health who already served 10 years in prison for his Baha’i beliefs was arrested on 13 August in...
"An Unbelievable Inj
"An Unbelievable Injustice": Mahvash Sabet and Fariba Kamalabadi sentenced to a second decade in prison in Iran
December 11, 2022 14:40 ET | Baha'i National Center
Geneva, Dec. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the midst of increasingly violent and repressive actions by the Iranian authorities against their own citizens, two Baha’i women, Mahvash Sabet and...
Iranian authorities
Iranian authorities separate Baha’i parents from their children with Shiraz sentences
July 06, 2022 13:04 ET | Baha'i National Center
New York, July 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A campaign by Iranian authorities to uproot the Baha’i community in Shiraz took a dark step forward, earlier in June, when Branch 1 of the Revolutionary...
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The Action Alliance to Redress 1219, scholars and experts call on the Taiwanese government to rectify the unjust Tai Ji Men case
September 02, 2021 14:00 ET | Action Alliance to Redress 1219
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the Delta variant raging as well as wars and man-made and natural disasters reoccurring in various regions of the planet, global citizens’ hearts...
Protest Against Religious Persecution in Front of Capitol Building
24-Year Violation of Religious Freedom and Human Rights in Taiwan
August 02, 2021 17:00 ET | Action Alliance to Redress 1219
WASHINGTON, Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty-one years ago, Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy presented a cultural performance on Capitol Hill and was praised as International Ambassadors of Peace...
Qatar expelling and
Qatar expelling and blacklisting Baha’is could indicate pattern of religious cleansing
April 06, 2021 07:00 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., April 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Baha’i International Community (BIC) is extremely concerned by systematic attempts over many years by Qatari authorities to blacklist and...
Congress Passes Reso
Congress Passes Resolution Condemning Iran’s Persecution of Baha’i Community
December 07, 2020 17:14 ET | Baha'i National Center
Washington, D.C., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 823, condemning the Iranian government’s persecution of the Baha’i community....
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...