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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

The evolving Baha’i perspective on interfaith dialogue

January 15, 2019 The transformation of the interfaith movement in the 21st century is opening new possibilities to contribute to social harmony and progress. Read More

Material and spiritual education: 30 years of School of the Nations

January 4, 2019 Over three decades, a Baha’i-inspired school in Macau has sought to develop intellectual and moral excellence in its students. Read More

2018 in review: progress and insights

December 29, 2018 For the Baha’i world, 2018 was marked by a wide range of developments. Read More

Why religion is in the spotlight again

December 25, 2018 For leaders in virtually every region of the world, questions about religion and its role in society persist. Read More

Last member of former Yaran ends prison term, persecution continues

December 18, 2018 As Afif Naeimi, 56, completes his unjust prison sentence, dozens of Iranian Baha’is remain in prison and thousands more face daily persecution. Read More

On migration, BIC sees need for cooperation, focuses on root causes

December 17, 2018 A historic consensus on international migration has emerged among world leaders. Read More

UN resolution calls for end to Iran’s persecution of Baha’is

December 16, 2018 The UN General Assembly calls on Iran to end denial of education, incitement to hatred, destruction of cemeteries, and other attacks on Baha’is. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

Shirin Bani Nejad, Baha’i Student, Expelled from University

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Shirin Bani Nejad, a full-time fifth-semester undergraduate student in computer science at Sama Andisheh Azad University, was barred from continuing her studies because she is&hellip

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Shayan Manavi, Baha’i Student, Expelled from University

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Shayan Manavi, a third semester student in civil engineering at Islamic Azad University in the City of Qods, was expelled from the university and&hellip

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Appeals Court of Yazd Province Sentences Two Baha’is to Prison

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Branch 11 of the Court of Appeals in Yazd Province has sentenced two Baha’i citizens of that city, Mehran Bandi Amirabadi and Mehran Islami Amirabadi,&hellip

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Deputy Chairman of Parliament Criticizes Institutions for Interfering with the Work of Parliament, Denying Education to Baha’is and Closing their Businesses

Source: magiran.com Translation by Iran Press Watch Editor’s note: Baha’is are faced with many forms of persecution, including denial of higher education and closure of businesses, which are rooted in a secret 1991 memorandum of the&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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

New Letter from the Universal House of Justice About World Peace

January 19, 2019

It is incredibly thrilling and exciting when a new letter from the Universal House of Justice is released to the Baha’is of the world! Dated 18 January, 2019, this rich five page document is about world peace. I have not studied it sufficiently to summarize it, nor could any summary do it any justice, so [...]

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What Is World Religion Day?

January 15, 2019

World Religion Day was initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States and it is often celebrated on the third Sunday of January. The day has been marked by hosting discussions, conferences, and other events which foster understanding and communication between the followers of all religions. Its purpose is [...]

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