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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...

Baha’i Citizen Arrested in Mashhad

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Source: Alliance for Rights of All Minorities-ARAM Officials from Ministry of Intelligence in Mashhad have arrested Saghi Fadaee from her private residence on Tuesday, July 8. No further information has been...

The Baha’is: Problem or Solution?

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Source: http://iranglobal.info/node/35699 Translation by Iran Press Watch IRANGLOBAL Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Safa Rasti (Shintoo) In Iran, the rights of Baha’is are ignored in many different ways. Baha’is are even...

Seven Bahá’ís Sentenced in Urumiyyeh

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Source: http://www.radiozamaneh.com/158934 Translation by Sen’s Daily: http://wp.me/pNMoJ-226 The revolutionary court in Urumiyyeh, in Iran’s Azerbaijan province, has handed down sentences ranging from six months to six years for seven Bahá’ís. Mr. Fardin...