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BWBS: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

GENEVA — A coordinated series of raids have been carried out on the homes of several Iranian Baha’is, active in a community initiative to provide a higher education programme for young members who are barred from university. Initial reports indicate that raids took place yesterday on houses in Tehran, Karaj, Isfahan, and Shiraz. As many… Read More BWBS: Baha’i educational programme targeted in raids

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Iranian report confirms innocence of Shiraz Baha’is

From Baha’i World News Service Iranian report confirms innocence of Shiraz Baha’is 24 October 2008 NEW YORK — An Iranian inspector who examined the 2006 arrests of a group of young Baha’is in Shiraz, Iran, filed a confidential report dated June 2008 confirming what Baha’is have said all along: that their activities were strictly humanitarian… Read More Iranian report confirms innocence of Shiraz Baha’is

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News: Iran’s new school year again excludes Baha’is

Unfortunately, things haven’t started changing (yet)… NEW YORK, 3 October 2008 (BWNS) — As the new academic year got under way, young Baha’is in Iran again found the door to higher education closed. Although in its public stance the Iranian government maintains that Baha’is are free to attend university, reports over the past few weeks… Read More News: Iran’s new school year again excludes Baha’is

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Baha’is in Iran

Dear all; There are unfortunately many human rights violations around the world. We often feel helpless in the face of such injustice; however, helplessness has never helped anyone. The first step to empowerment is information, and so I offer part of this blog as a source of information on the human rights violations that touch… Read More Baha’is in Iran