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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

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

Hope and purpose shine through at International Convention

April 30, 2018 In an extraordinary display of unity in diversity, delegates from around the world have been describing developments in their Baha’i communities. Read More

Universal House of Justice elected

April 29, 2018 The results of the election of the nine members of the Universal House of Justice have been announced. Read More

Delegates celebrate Ridvan festival in Bahji

April 29, 2018 More than 2,000 people representing a cross section of the human race came together today in Bahji to celebrate the festival of Ridvan. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

Iran Accountability Week Led by All-Party Group for Sixth Year Running

Source: news.ca.bahai.org For the past six years, the first week of May has been marked by members of all federal political parties as “Iran Accountability Week”. The initiative was started by former Attorney General Irwin Cotler,&hellip

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Raid on Home of Baha’i Citizen Anisa Motahar, Isfahan

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch   HRANA News Agency – As reported by HRANA, the news agency of the Human Rights Activists group in Iran, on Monday April 30, 2018, the family home of&hellip

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Numerous Anti-Baha’i Publications included at Tehran International Book Fair

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – A few days into the Tehran International Book Fair, a significant increase was seen in the number of anti-Baha’i publications, with titles such as “The&hellip

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Mrs. Khalokhi on the Critical Medical Condition of her Husband, Afif Naeimi, Upon his Return to Prison

Source: persian.iranhumanrights.org Translation by Iran Press Watch In an interview with the Human Rights Campaign in Iran, Shohreh Khalokhi, shared concerns regarding the health and well-being of her husband, Afif Naeimi, a former member of the Yaran-i-Iran&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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

The Other Witnesses: Khadijih Bagum and Haji Mubarak at the Declaration of the Bab

May 20, 2018

When picturing the scene of the Bab’s Declaration, I think of His house in Shiraz, quiet and dark during a spring night in 1844. I think of an upper room where He converses with Mulla Husayn, revealing His spiritual mission as the Promised One and the Prophet-Herald of a new Manifestation of God, Baha’u’llah. My [...] Read More

How Sneaking into War-Torn Syria Changed My Life | Puneh Ala’i

May 17, 2018

In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Puneh Ala’i, the founder of For the Unseen, a non-profit organization focused on creating sustainable solutions for the relief of human suffering, recounts her first trip to the war in Syria, why she went, and how it changed her life.  During her first trip to Syria, Puneh realized that simply taking [...] Read More

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