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Why are they Afraid of the Dead?

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By Monireh Baradaran Have you read this news? “Last night, at midnight, a number of plain-clothes officers attacked the Baha’i Cemetery in Qa’emshahr with a lorry and a bulldozer; and set out to remove the&hellip

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Discovering the Qur’an

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Editor’s Note: In its ongoing efforts to provide a forum for Islamic-Baha’i dialogue, Iran Press Watch is pleased to share the text of “Discovering” [the Qur’an] – The Blackwell Companion to the Qur’an along with&hellip

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Understanding Iran

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By: Jerrold D. Green, Frederic Wehrey, and Charles Wolf, Jr. Iran remains among the most poorly understood countries in the world and, for most Americans, terra incognita.  A small community of American analysts in the&hellip

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Ebadi and a Dangerous Message

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As part of the Iranian regime’s confrontation with human rights activists and advocates, ‎the recent harsh attacks on Nobel Peace laurette Shirin Ebadi have made it pay dearly. ‎ Silence on the part of many&hellip

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Bahai's Living in Iran with No Human Rights

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By Wahied Wahdat-Hagh, Die Welt, 12-Dec-2008 Editor’s note: A german translation of this article can be found at http://europeandemocracy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13278&catid=4&Itemid=22 Universal human rights are being trampled underfoot in the Islamic “Republic” of Iran. In particular, the&hellip

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Ten Baha'i Families Harassed

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14 January 2009 (IPPA), in a coordinated operation, ten families affiliated with the Bahai faith were harassed by Iranian regime security agents, their belongings searched, confiscated and their members arrested and taken away to Evin&hellip

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