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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

A peaceful, persistent response to injustice

July 20, 2017 Three decades ago, barred from higher education, the Baha’is of Iran embarked on a remarkable journey to educate their youth. Read More

Europe’s future entwined with world, says BIC

July 17, 2017 As the EU contemplates the future of Europe, the BIC urges it to act with the whole world in mind. Read More

Transcending differences, treasuring diversity

July 11, 2017 The Baha’i House of Worship in New Delhi was the venue for a thoughtful and profound exchange on overcoming differences and building social harmony. Read More

Forced migration calls for faith in action

July 1, 2017 On the International Day of Refugees, faith and non-governmental groups in Spain gathered to raise consciousness about migration and the need for greater action. Read More

African leaders tackle environmental goals

June 26, 2017 African leaders from various sectors of society explored environmental goals for the continent at a meeting in Gabon this month. Read More

Unveiling galvanizes island

June 20, 2017 Over a thousand participants gathered at the unveiling of the Temple design in Tanna, in a spirit of joy and unity. Read More

Design of Vanuatu Temple unveiled

June 17, 2017 The design of the local House of Worship to be built in Tanna, Vanuatu, was unveiled today. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Baha'i Community in Iran

174 Years of Constructive Resilience

A living story of: “174 YEARS of CONSTRUCTIVE RESILIENCE”  That will touch your heart and soul. By: Nasser Sedghi [Edited by: Anton Clark, Jen Cowley and Dr Taeed Quddusi] This article is intended to explore&hellip

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A Peaceful, Persistent Response to Injustice

Source: news.bahai.org 21 July 2017 BIC GENEVA — Thirty years ago, the Baha’i community of Iran embarked on a remarkable endeavor. Denied access to formal education by the country’s authorities after their numerous appeals, they set up&hellip

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Religion Question on Job Application Forms Is Key to Social Exclusion of Baha’is

Source: www.bbc.com Translation by Iran Press Watch The religion question on job application forms in Iran has become a major crisis for those citizens of the country whose religion is not recognized by the government. According&hellip

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Denial of Burial for 44 Baha’is in Tabriz

Source: Iran Human Rights Documentation Center Translation by Iran Press Watch The supervisors of the biggest cemetery in Tabriz, named Vadi Rahmat, from 2011 until now have denied burial in the cemetery to 44 Baha’is. According&hellip

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Bobo & Kipi: A Fabulous Uplifting Children’s TV Show

July 18, 2017

Bobo & Kipi is a children’s television show unlike any other. Produced by Susan Sheper, a Baha’i pioneer to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this virtues-based puppet show was an instant hit with my children. They love the characters, the songs, the animated stories and as a parent, I love having a reference point [...] Read More

Some Personal Thoughts on Mr. Lample’s “In Pursuit of Harmony between Science and Religion”

July 13, 2017

As the editor of the Journal of Baha’i Studies, I have the pleasure of reading hundreds of wonderful articles and papers submitted on a variety of subjects relating to the Baha’i Faith. In the most recent issue of the Journal of Baha’i Studies (volume 26 number 4), an article by current member of the Universal [...] Read More

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