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For my Father


Editor’s Note: The following article was written by the daughter of one of the seven Baha’i prisoners who are former members of the informal committee, set up to loosely manage the affairs of the 300,000-strong&hellip

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“Crime” of being a Baha’i is paid in jail


Editor’s Note:  Publico ( is considered the most influential daily newspaper in Portugal.  Last week, its Foreign Desk senior reporter, Margarida Santos Lopes, interviewed Mr. Iraj Kamalabadi, the brother of imprisoned Fariba Kamalabadi, regarding the&hellip

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From New Zealand

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Editor’s Note:  Iran Press Watch was happy to receive a copy of the following blog entry by Keith Locke, a Member of Parliament in New Zealand.  This posting was made on September 6, 2009 and&hellip

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Profiles of the Yaran


In anticipation of the upcoming trial of the seven former leaders of the Baha’i community of Iran, known as the Yaran, meaning friends, Iran Press Watch is pleased to publish the following short biographical profiles&hellip

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Names and titles often seen on Iran Press Watch: Afif Naemi – One of the seven former Yaran.  An industrialist who was unable to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor, because as a Baha’i&hellip

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