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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

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

Video seeks to bring sacred words to masses

June 12, 2017 A video featuring pop music singer Nathaniel shares words of Baha’u’llah through music. Read More

Murals as symbols of solidarity, resilience

June 3, 2017 Education is Not a Crime is a street art campaign to raise awareness for human rights in Iran. Read More

Bicentenaries highlight unity

May 31, 2017 As the Baha'i community prepares to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Harvard Divinity School also commemorates its bicentenary. Read More

Citizenship and Religion explored in Canada

May 23, 2017 Canada is commemorating 150 years of its confederation by focusing on diversity as a resource for collective advancement. Read More

Tribal leaders stand in solidarity with Yemeni Baha'is

May 16, 2017 Tribal leaders and human rights activists led a demonstration calling for an end to the persecution of Baha'is in Yemen. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Baha'i Community in Iran

Education for All? Not in Iran

Source: www.dw.com Iran is refusing to implement UNESCO’s education agenda. The country’s religious leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, views it as a Western conspiracy. In doing so he’s discriminating against women and minorities like the Baha’i. A profound&hellip

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Iranian Nobel Laureate Blasts Khamenei’s “Fire at Will” Policy Against Domestic Opponents

Source: www.iranhumanrights.org Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s recent declaration that security forces should “fire at will” against presumed enemies of the state is an established policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi&hellip

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Two Shining Lights in an Iranian Prison’s Darkness

Source: www.washingtonpost.com By Roxana Saberi June 21 at 7:42 PM Roxana Saberi is an Iranian American journalist and author who was imprisoned in Iran for 100 days in 2009. The most valuable gift I ever received&hellip

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Extensive Distribution of Anti-Baha’i Pamphlets in Mazandaran Province

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA – In a concerted effort to spread false information and incite hatred and violence against members of the Baha’i Faith, the Headquarter of Coordination and Monitoring of Mosques&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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

Wizdome: A New Hip-Hop Album by Colby Jeffers

June 22, 2017

“Socially and spiritually conscious hip-hop that aims to uplift, educate, and inspire” is the tagline Phoenix-based Baha’i hip-hop artist Colby Jeffers uses when explaining his music, and he’s not wrong! In his new debut album Wizdome, Colby presents a diverse collection of Baha’i-inspired hip-hop tracks that touch upon a variety of socially and spiritually conscious [...] Read More

Art and Science: A Search for Meaning

June 19, 2017

Do you consider yourself a scientist or an artist, or perhaps neither? What is your definition of the arts and sciences? In your mind are they totally inseparable or are they on two sides of a divide? My training and long experience in the arts and education has taught me that there is an unwritten [...] Read More

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