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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

Cohorts of university students inspired to act

June 13, 2018 Baha’i-inspired educational program helps young adults study, consult about social transformation. Read More

Advancement of women and girls featured at major forum on development

June 7, 2018 The BIC contributed to this year’s European Development Days, which focused on women’s empowerment and rights. Read More

Counsellors’ conversation on spiritual transformation and social change: Part 1

May 31, 2018 Reflecting on spiritual and moral education programs for youth, Counsellors describe the transformation of communities. Read More

Lunda people draw on Baha’i teachings to transform culture, music

May 17, 2018 A remarkable process of social transformation is underway among a segment of the Lunda population in Zambia, which is reflected in changes in their music. Read More

South America Temple bridges two eras

May 10, 2018 While its innovative architecture has attracted many awards, the Temple also has a vital role in community building. Read More

Delegates return home energized, inspired

May 2, 2018 With the celebration of the 12th day of Ridvan yesterday afternoon, the extraordinary period of the 12th International Baha’i Convention came to a close. Read More

New film gives voice to communities around the world

May 1, 2018 A new documentary film about the community-building efforts of the Baha’i world, as seen through the eyes of local populations, was released today. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

Narrative of an Execution: 17-Year-Old Mona

Source: www.iranwire.com By Kian Sabeti Translation by Iran Press Watch On Saturday, June 18, 1983, an hour after the weekly women’s visitation at the Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz, Mona Mahmudinejad and nine other Baha’i women&hellip

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Interrogator: Of Course You Will Not Be Admitted to University, Because You are Baha’is

Source: iranwire.com Translation by Iran Press Watch On May 22, 2011, in a coordinated and simultaneous operation, agents of the Ministry of Intelligence raided the homes of 39 Baha’i citizens connected with the Baha’i Institute for&hellip

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Soheil Keshavarz, Baha’i Citizen, Begins Prison Sentence

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch According to HRANA, the Human Rights Activists’ News Agency in Iran, Soheil Keshavarz, a Baha’i citizen residing in Qazvin, has been taken to the Qazvin Prison to begin serving&hellip

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Soha Izadi, Baha’i Student, Expelled from University of Zanjan

Source: persian.iranhumanrights.org Translation by Iran Press Watch Soha Izadi was admitted to the University of Zanjan in March 2018, but has been expelled for her belief in the Baha’i Faith. She was an Informatics Engineering major.&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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

Luces de Guia: A Musical Family Band from Bolivia

June 21, 2018

If you were following all of the wonderful initiatives and celebrations happening around the world to honor the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah late last year, you may have come across this music video featuring four junior youth from Bolivia. Well those vibrant junior youth are part a musical family in Bolivia, who [...]

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Azadeh & Mark Perry’s Book ‘Our Friend Mona’

June 17, 2018

Our Friend Mona is a new biography about Mona Mahmudnizhad, an Iranian teenager who was killed 35 years ago because of her beliefs, such as the universal spiritual education of children. Mona was a remarkable young woman, known for her love of children, her dedication and devotion to the principles of the Baha’i Faith, her [...]

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