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Baha'i World News

The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world. Read All

Tribal leaders stand in solidarity with Yemeni Baha'is

May 16, 2017 Tribal leaders and human rights activists led a demonstration calling for an end to the persecution of Baha'is in Yemen. Read More

'Luminous, abstract beauty': Artist's impact revisited

May 15, 2017 Mark Tobey was an American painter whose influence on art in the twentieth century is being recognized again after many decades. Read More

Video shows development of Colombia Temple

May 13, 2017 New aerial video footage shows the progress on the construction of the local Baha'i House of Worship in Colombia, which began officially in January. Read More

Global campaign launches for imprisoned Baha'i leaders

May 11, 2017 Seven Iranian Baha’i leaders were imprisoned nine years ago. The BIC’s campaign “Not Another Year” calls for their release. Read More

Festival of Ridvan celebrated around the world

May 6, 2017 Baha'i communities around the world recently celebrated the festival of Ridvan. Read More

Peace-building requires new capacities, empowerment

April 29, 2017 The Brussels Office of the Baha'i International Community has released a statement on resilience and peace to the European Union. Read More

Oneness and equality inspire enthroned chief

April 23, 2017 In an eastern region of Benin, a chief of the Fula tribe has been working for unity and equality. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Baha'i Community in Iran

Farhad Eghbali Released from Raja’i Shahr Prison

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HARNA News agency – The Human Rights Activists News agency in Iran, reported that Mr. Farhad Eghbali has been released from Raja’i Shahr prison “ahead of time” due to&hellip

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Two Resident Baha’is Were Transferred to the Central Prison of Bandar Abbas

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch May 16, 2017  According to a report from Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ms. Mahnaz Jannesar and Ms. Maral Rasti, two Baha’i residents of Hormozgan who&hellip

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Social Media Users’ Solidarity with the Bahá’ís During the Heated Presidential Election Campaign

Source: www.dw.com Translation by Iran Press Watch In between widespread election photos and posts, a group of Iranian social media users remembered a group of their compatriots whose most basic rights are not the topic of&hellip

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Baha’i Say Discrimination Worse Under Rouhani

Source: en.radiofarda.com A spokeswoman for the World Baha’i Community said on May 17 that the rights of the Baha’i faithful in the past four years under Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have been “violated more than ever,&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

Bahai arts, Bahai music, Bahai resources, Bahai stories & perspectives on the Bahai Religion

A New Era Begins: Reflections on the Declaration of the Bab

May 21, 2017

The Baha’i Era began 174 years ago, in 1844 CE, when the Bab announced His mission to a young Shaykhi named Mulla Husayn. How exhilarating it must have been to live during a new revelation—to have been a devotee of Buddha, an apostle of Jesus, a disciple of Muhammad, a first believer in any of [...] Read More

“The Baha’is” – A Documentary by Mary Darling & Clark Donnelly

May 17, 2017

The Baha’is is a stunning introductory documentary about the Baha’i Faith produced by Canadian couple Mary Darling and Clark Donnelly. Known for their popular sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie, Mary and Clark are the brains and heart behind Westwind Pictures, an independent production and distribution company with an emphasis on works that promote beauty and [...] Read More

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