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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

Baseless charges in Yemen signal intensified persecution

September 17, 2018 Houthi authorities targeted about 20 Baha’is with a string of baseless charges. Read More

Out of exile, a light to the world — 150th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Holy Land: Part 3

September 13, 2018 In oppression, 150 years ago, Baha’u’llah penned some of His weightiest writings, addressing the kings and rulers of His time. Read More

New feature for releasing sacred Baha’i Writings launched

September 4, 2018 More than 100 Tablets and passages of Baha’u’llah and ‘Abdu’l-Baha were published online today on the Baha’i Reference Library. Read More

Out of exile, a light to the world — 150th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Holy Land: Part 2

August 30, 2018 Friday, 31 August, marks the 150th anniversary of the day of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Akka, the last in a series of banishments from Persia to the Holy Land. Read More

Out of exile, a light to the world — 150th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Holy Land: Part 1

August 26, 2018 This week marks the 150th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Akka, the last phase of His banishment from His homeland of Persia. Read More

Musical about escaping slavery raises consciousness, inspires conversation and action

August 19, 2018 Henry Box Brown, a new innovative stage production at a major international arts festival, contributes to a vital discourse on racial equality and unity. Read More

Imagining UN's evolution, global governance specialists collaborate

August 13, 2018 An award-winning proposal to reshape global governance highlights possibilities for the UN, its further development, and its mandate. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

Expulsion of Baha’i University Student Nikan Shaydanshidi

Source: www.en-hrana.org Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Just shy of obtaining his associate’s degree in industrial mold making, Baha’i student Nikan Shaydanshidi has been expelled from Tehran Technical University for refusing to denounce his faith.&hellip

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Denied An Education In Iran, Recent U.S. Graduate Faces Bright Future

Source: en.radiofarda.com “Six years ago, when I entered USA as a refugee, I never imagined that someday I would be standing in front of you,” said 29-year old Holakou Rahmanian, speaking to professors of mathematics and&hellip

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In Just Six Months, Iranian Universities Expelled 50 Baha’i Students For Their Religious Beliefs

Source: www.iranhumanrights.org Fifty Baha’i students have been expelled from Iranian universities in the current Iranian year (beginning March 21, 2018) because of their religious beliefs, according to Simin Fahandej, a representative of the Baha’i International Community’s&hellip

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Baha’i College Student Stopped Short of Degree

Source: www.en-hrana.org Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRAN)- Baha’i student Shaghayegh Zabihi Amri was finishing the last semester of her associate’s degree in architectural drafting when the National Organization for Educational Testing (NOET)1 stopped her short. An&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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

Dreamer’s Sea: A Debut Album by Calla Kinglit

September 16, 2018

Many of you may have seen or heard of Calla Kinglit from her song on Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions called “No One But Thee” which actually happens to be the most popular song of our Studio Sessions series! Lots of people have been asking her for more in the comments section, and so here it is! [...]

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Remembering Enoch Olinga

September 12, 2018

There are three memories that have stayed most profoundly in my heart from my visit to Uganda. The first is the richness of the deep-red soil – much of which I carried home with me on my clothes and shoes! The second is the humble, yet awe-inspiring House of Worship that sits with quiet majesty [...]

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