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As You Read This Letter, I Am behind Bars

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Source: http://iranwire.com/blogs/6272/6075/ Translation by Iran Press Watch As you read this letter, I am behind bars Sarang Etehadi As you read this letter, I, Sarang Etehadi, have left my home, along...

Another Baha’i Couple Headed for Prison

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Source: Taghato (Intersection),  http://taghato.net/article/7417 Translation by Iran Press Watch Date: July 15, 2014 Taghato: Continuing with arrests and imprisonments of Baha’is in Iran, another Baha’i couple is headed to Evin and...

Jail Sentences for 15 Baha’is in Shiraz

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Source: http://goo.gl/2MKYZN Translation by Iran Press Watch Friday, July 19, 2014 HRANA News Agency- The Revolutionary Court of Shiraz has issued jail sentences of 18 months to 3 years for 15...

Baha’i Arrests in Tabriz Claims a Fifth Target

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/Iran.ARAM Shabnam Issa Khani, a mother of two was arrested on Saturday, July 12 in Tabriz without prior notice. Following an intensive search of her residence, the representatives of Ministry...

Save Freedom of Worship in the Middle East

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Source: National Review Online, http://goo.gl/OKkVmZ We must prioritize protecting religious minorities under threat.  By Ileana Ros-Lehtinen     Earlier this year, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its...